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Legal 500 EMEA 2022: “Partner involvement, all areas in-house, professional juniors”

This week the Legal 500 published its’ 2022 edition. We are honoured to again have received excellent rankings this year. BarentsKrans has been ranked as Top Tier Firm in Employment Law and has been recommended in no less than ten practice areas. A special mention goes to Joost Fanoy who was listed as Leading Individual
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Chambers Europe 2022: “accessible, specialist and pragmatic”

After receiving honourable mentions in the Chambers Global Guide 2022 last month, we are proud and grateful to have been ranked in the Chambers Europe Guide 2022. Chambers Europe ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across Europe and is one of the leading guidebooks within the international field of advocacy. The annual rankings are
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Chambers Europe 2021 about BarentsKrans: ‘excellent service, impressive and helpful’

Last month we published the stunning results that BarentsKrans achieved in the Chambers 2021 Global edition. Meanwhile, the Chambers Europe guide has also been published and we would, once again, like to share our Chambers feedback with you. Chambers and Partners publishes her rankings annually and in doing so compares 52 jurisdictions across Europe, from
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New development in litigation against Heineken and its Greek subsidiary

In one of the most prominent abuse of dominance cases pending in the Netherlands, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal last week reversed a judgment of the Amsterdam District Court. In 2017 Macedonian Thrace Brewery (MTB) commenced proceedings against Heineken N.V. and its Greek subsidiary Athenian Brewery (AB) for abuse of dominance in the Greek beer
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The first court rulings on the new Dutch Restructuring Act

Since 1 January 2021, a formal Dutch pre-insolvency arrangement is made available with the implementation of the Act on Court Confirmation of Extrajudicial Restructuring Plans (in Dutch: Wet Homologatie onderhands akkoord ter voorkoming van faillissement, “WHOA”), also known as the Dutch Scheme. It provides a restructuring tool to prevent insolvency of (partly) viable companies or
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Booking.com judgment: jurisdiction for actions based on an abuse of a dominant position

On 24 November 2020, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the German hotel Wikingerhof, which used the Booking.com platform, may bring proceedings based on an abuse of a dominant position before the courts of Germany, although defendant Booking.com was domiciled in the Netherlands. The decision stems from the questions of the German referring
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Rankings Chambers Global 2020: again great results for BarentsKrans

Chambers Global 2020 was published today, the guide that provides a global overview of five international jurisdictions. BarentsKrans has a number of wonderful mentions for Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution. Feedback from clients and peers The yearly Chambers ranking lists are based upon feedback received from clients as well as peer reviews. Chambers is
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Rankings Chambers Global 2019: again great results for BarentsKrans

Chambers Global 2019 was published today, the guide that provides a global overview of five international jurisdictions. BarentsKrans has a number of wonderful mentions for Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution. Feedback from clients and peers The yearly Chambers ranking lists are based upon feedback received from clients as well as peer reviews. Chambers is
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Three new partners: Lisanne Vissers, Nicole Soliana en Jan-Willem de Jong

BarentsKrans has promoted Lisanne Vissers (Corporate/M&A), Nicole Soliana (Real Estate) and Jan-Willem de Jong (Corporate & Commercial Litigation) to partner. The appointments took effect on 1 January 2019. Lisanne Vissers Lisanne (1988) has broad experience in Dutch corporate and company law. Her expertise and experience focus on mergers and acquisitions and she advises national and
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