A legislative proposal to amend the Temporary Act COVID-19 was adopted by the Dutch parliament on 12 November 2020, and adopted by the Dutch Senate on 24 November 2020. The
Continue Reading Amendments to Temporary Act COVID-19 (Tijdelijke wet COVID-19) – Suspension of Bankruptcy Request and Stay on Other Recovery Measures

A Dutch draft bill1 introduces a new framework pursuant to which the relevant minister can, if deemed necessary for national security, review investments in or acquisitions of certain companies.
Continue Reading To Safeguard Dutch National Security, Investment Review Bill Gets Retroactive Effect

On 29 April 2020 the Netherlands Commercial Court (NCC) handed down a decision regarding a contractual break-up fee in an M&A transaction affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Continue Reading Dutch Court Decisions on Contractual Obligations During the COVID-19 Pandemic in an M&A Context