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Dutch courts on the COVID-19 crisis and the doctrines of unforeseen circumstances and force majeure in commercial contracts

1.     Introduction Since the end of April 2020 Dutch courts (all in summary proceedings) have rendered nine decisions that deal with the the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on commercial contracts under Dutch law. All cases have been published in Dutch, except one case of the Netherlands Commercial Court (NCC) of 29 April 2020, ECLI:NL:RBAMS:2020:2406 that
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Telecoms update | District court imposes confidentiality regime in patent infringement proceedings

On 13 May 2020, the District Court of The Hague (“the Court”) rendered a judgment in final relief proceedings between DTS and Samsung regarding the alleged infringement of two of DTS’ European patents. Samsung’s non-infringement defence dealt with security aspects of its mobile devices. Given the sensitive nature of these security aspects, Samsung requested the
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Great results for BarentsKrans in Legal 500 EMEA

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa has just announced its rankings for 2020. As in previous years, BarentsKrans is mentioned several times in this leading guide for the international legal profession. And we’re really proud of this! Background to the Legal 500 rankings Each year, Legal 500 analyses the performance of law firms
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Chambers Europe 2020 about BarentsKrans: hyper-intelligent & down to earth

Chambers Europe 2020, the guide that provides an overview of law firms and lawyers in Europe, has just been released. We are very proud to have received numerous honourable mentions once again. BarentsKrans has been ranked in six different practice areas. Ten of our lawyers have been recommended by name. Chambers is one of the
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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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