Collaboration between Finch Dispute Resolution and Utrecht University leads to a first article on shareholder safeguards in share valuations. In addition, Finch Dispute Resolution is organising a symposium on this topic together with Utrecht University.
In case of bankruptcy, not only directors but also factual policymakers can be held liable for the bankruptcy deficit under circumstances. Wondering whether you would qualify as a factual policymaker? Koen Rutten and Carlijn Tjoa wrote an article in response to a recent Supreme Court ruling, giving some concrete examples of situations in which someone may or may not be regarded as a factual policymaker.
On 14 April 2023, the preliminary draft of a legal act amending the corporate dispute settlement regime and inquiry proceedings was submitted to the Council of State for advice. Stefan Holterman and Lars Boersma discuss the various aspects of the proposed act and their implications.
Dieuwertje de Leeuw wrote an article on the updated Corporate Governance Code for the legal journal Bedrijfsjuridische Berichten. She discusses the changes compared to the previous version and how the best practices have been adapted and supplemented. Finally, she considers the future of the Corporate Governance Code.
A creditor can under certain conditions gather information on his debtor's sources of income. Does this only apply to periodic sources of income? Not according to Koen Rutten and Youp Pletting. They believe that the debtor must also declare irregular income and wrote an article on the Amsterdam District court's judgment of 8 September 2022 for the Dutch legal journal Jurisprudentie Burgerlijk Procesrecht.
Stefan Holterman and Tom Dijkhuizen wrote an article for the Dutch legal journal Bedrijfsjuridische berichten on the Enterprise Chamber's judgment of 16 November 2022 on the (governance of the) Reinier Haga Group. In addition to a substantive discussion of this order, they discuss a number of insights that the order provides to practitioners.
New law firm Finch is excited to announce that it will be open for business starting on 1 October. Based in Utrecht’s city centre, Finch specialises in resolving business disputes. The founding partners in Finch are attorneys Stefan Holterman, Dieuwertje de Leeuw, Maarten Mussche and Koen Rutten.