The European Parliament (Parliament) enacted significant change to the proposed European Union (EU) Regulation for a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) in June 2022, as reported in an earlier GTContinue Reading CBAM on Track to Take Effect in October 2023
RE-STRUC: Tax Changes as of 2023
As of 1 January 2023, a set of tax changes will be implemented that may affect one’s Dutch tax position. In addition, changes starting in 2024 have also been announced.Continue Reading RE-STRUC: Tax Changes as of 2023
New Wind Parks in the Netherlands Frustrated by Court Ruling
On 30 June 2021, the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State (Afdeling bestuursrechtspraak van de Raad van State) issued its judgment in a case regarding the…
Continue Reading New Wind Parks in the Netherlands Frustrated by Court Ruling
WEBINAR: Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges and Case Studies: Bumpy Road or Expressway to a Clean Fuel Future?
On Thursday, March 11, Greenberg Traurig, in collaboration with German engineering firm DEEP.KBB and Dutch consulting firm Rebel Group, will host a webinar on the technical and legal challenges associated…
Continue Reading WEBINAR: Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges and Case Studies: Bumpy Road or Expressway to a Clean Fuel Future?
German and Dutch National Agendas Indicate Further Focus on and Investments in Hydrogen
On 10 June 2020, the German government published its long-awaited national hydrogen agenda. Earlier, the Dutch government also published its own hydrogen agenda and the policy overlap is clear: as …
Continue Reading German and Dutch National Agendas Indicate Further Focus on and Investments in Hydrogen
The Dutch Supreme Court Obliges the Dutch Government to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
On 20 December 2019 the Dutch Supreme Court delivered its judgment in the case of Urgenda against the Dutch State. In 2013, the NGO Urgenda started a civil law procedure against the Dutch State for “knowingly exposing its own citizens to danger” by not taking sufficient measures to prevent climate change and therefore not preventing the foreseeable harm caused by climate change. The Dutch government acknowledged the potentially harmful consequences of climate change, but argued it could not be ordered to act via a court procedure.
Continue Reading The Dutch Supreme Court Obliges the Dutch Government to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
New sustainability clause for ROZ lease agreement office space
As reported in our November 2018 GT Amsterdam Law blog post, use of an office building without a minimum energy label C (an energy index of 1.3 or better)…
Continue Reading New sustainability clause for ROZ lease agreement office space