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Substantial compensation for pregnancy discrimination

Substantial compensation for pregnancy discrimination

According to the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights, the Central Agency for the Reception of…

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Compensation for culpable behaviour

Compensation for culpable behaviour

To strike is a fundamental right. Employers should therefore be careful when increasing the pressure…

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Havoc in The Hague: Housing Regulation 2019 has major impact on mid-rental market

Havoc in The Hague: Housing Regulation 2019 has major impact on mid-rental market

  A new change to property rental laws in The Hague is causing chaos and…

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Cohabitants, think twice before you start

Cohabitants, think twice before you start

The law has all kinds of legal provisions for married couples who separate. However, nothing…

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When to call a lawyer about housing

When to call a lawyer about housing

Your home is your castle, especially as an expat. When things go wrong, you need…

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The 12-year alimony period is over: what will change, when and for whom?

The 12-year alimony period is over: what will change, when and for whom?

If you have followed the news over the past few weeks, you won’t have missed…

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What happens when your tenant dies

What happens when your tenant dies

Landlords frequently ask me what they must do when a tenant dies. The main rule…

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Do these 5 components count when calculating holiday pay?

Do these 5 components count when calculating holiday pay?

In the past it was relatively easy to determine holiday pay (vacation wages). In general,…

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Real estate: purchase agreement or not?

Real estate: purchase agreement or not?

It is striking how often there is discussion about whether or not a purchase agreement…

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Interesting judgment: moving for Ajax?

Interesting judgment: moving for Ajax?

In August 2018, the Rotterdam District Court issued an interesting judgment that I wish to…

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The establishment and rights of the European Works Council

The establishment and rights of the European Works Council

At the end of last year, the Court of Rotterdam made a rare ruling on…

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Inheritance Day 2019 – what it is and why it matters

Inheritance Day 2019 – what it is and why it matters

Friday, March 22 is Inheritance Day 2019 in the Netherlands. On this day, you can…

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The ex-civil servant and the right to transitional compensation

The ex-civil servant and the right to transitional compensation

From 2020, civil servants in the Netherlands will be entitled to a transition allowance on…

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The choice of forum in international divorces

The choice of forum in international divorces

Marjet Groenleer wrote an article about international divorce this month for the Divorce Bulletin (2019,…

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A good time to buy art

A good time to buy art

Winter is a great time to buy art, especially with lavish art fairs approaching such…

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Netherlands Commercial Court to open its doors soon

Netherlands Commercial Court to open its doors soon

International trade plays a significant role in the Netherlands. In order to be able to…

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