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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
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
Lawsuit on behalf of Steinhoff shareholders
BarentsKrans, specialised in mass litigation, is commencing legal proceedings on behalf of aggrieved shareholders of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. with the claim to include accountants Deloitte as co-defendants. The claim will be conducted in the Netherlands with Steinhoff shareholders from all over the world eligible to participate. It follows announcements by Steinhoff in December