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Debt rescheduling scheme for natural persons in the Netherlands


As of 1 December 1998, the Dutch Bankruptcy Act contains a debt rescheduling scheme for natural persons. Section 284 of the Dutch Bankruptcy Act provides that a natural person may apply for an order for the implementation of a debt reschedu […]
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Suspension of payments in the Netherlands


In case of a suspension of payments a debtor is given temporary relief against its creditors. The objective of the proceeding is to provide an instrument for reorganisation and continuation of (partially) viable businesses in financial dist […]
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Assignment of shares in case of an LTD – required documents


In case of limited liability companies, shareholders may assign their shares. This assignment procedure may be performed by a Romanian lawyer. A consequence of such a share assignment is that the assignor – the person assigning his shares […]
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Bankruptcy in the Netherlands


1.1 Opening of the proceeding Bankruptcy can be petitioned for by one or more of the creditors of the debtor (involuntary filing), by the debtor himself (voluntary filing), or in the exceptional case the public interest so requires, by the […]
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Limited Companies in Denmark


Types of limited companies in Denmark There are three (3) different types of limited companies in Denmark, comprising of: Public Limited Company (A/S shorten for Aktieselskab) Private Limited Company (ApS shorten for Anpartsselskab) Entrepr […]
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Is Polish jurisprudence in relation to the CMR convention favourable for carriers or for cargo inte


I have always a problem with that question. I would like to give a sure and firm answer that Polish jurisprudence is pro carriers or pro cargo interests but I can’t. For the last couple of years my answer has been that Polish jurisprudenc […]
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How to register a Trademark in Finland?

trademark registration finland
In Finland, the Register of Trademarks is administered by the Patent and Registration Office (PRH). According to the Finnish Trademarks Act, a trademark must be capable of distinguishing its propietor’s from those of others to be eligible […]
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Anti-social Media: Comments on Facebook can have damaging consequences

Comments on Facebook can have damaging consequences
Private Profiles but Public Comments Recently a senior lawyer was reprimanded for a sexist comment, a young man was assaulted by his ex-wife’s new partner and a man was sacked for being rude about his employer. Not entirely unusual, but y […]
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New judicial system for handling intellectual property cases in Sweden

Handling intellectual property cases in Sweden
In September 2016 a new judicial system came into operation for examining cases relating to intellectual property, market law and competition law. These types of cases will be processed together in a special court, the Patent and Market Cou […]
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General Court of the European Union examines design protection for handbag

General Court of the European Union - the legal protection of EU design.
The General Court of the European Union recently issued a ruling on an action involving the legal protection of an EU design, known as a Community design. The action related to the registration of a handbag designed by Yves St Laurent. The […]
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UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) to become law in Sweden

Law in Sweden
The Inquiry on the rights of the child presented its proposal in March this year for transposing the CRC into Swedish law. The aim is to strengthen the rights of children. The Inquiry’s survey showed in particular that the CRC had not mad […]
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Bitcoin Use in Romania – Civil and Tax Law Implications

Bitcoin Crypto Currency
Bitcoin is a so-called „digital currency”, created in 2009, which offers the promise of lower transaction fees than traditional online payment mechanisms, and is operated by a decentralized authority, unlike government issued currencies […]
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