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
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
Application of Skanska by the Arnhem-Leeuwarden Court of Appeal
On 26 November the Arnhem-Leeuwarden Court of Appeal applied the Skanska judgment of the ECJ to establish liability of a subsidiary for damages as a result of a breach of EU competition law (link). The decision stems from a follow-on damages action of TenneT in the gas-insulated switch gear cartel. In these proceedings TenneT not
Telecoms update: ‘Better Network’ campaign KPN not unlawful, rules District Court
Our Telecoms Update of 30 July 2019 is about the recent decision of the The Hague District Court in KPN v T-Mobile. The Court ruled that KPN’s advertising campaign ‘Better Network, Better Life’ did not constitute unlawful comparative advertising and rejected T-Mobile claims in full. The judgment means that KPN is allowed to continue its very successful advertising campaign. BarentsKrans represented KPN in this case.
Superfast: Act on collective damages claims passed Dutch Senate!
The Act on collective damages claims passed the Dutch Senate today, only seven weeks after approval by the House of Representatives on 29 January 2019! The Act will allow claim vehicles to seek damages in a collective action, which was impossible under the current Act. On the other hand the Act contains stricter requirements for
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
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
Culpability of banks’ conduct prior to insolvency under increasing scrutiny
As a result of the crisis, a bank’s liability with respect to its role in the run-up to insolvency is very topical. Many business owners who ended up in the bank’s Special Credits Department after having run into heavy weather, complained about the bank focusing solely on maximising its proceeds. This resulted in numerous unnecessary