NEWS

19
Oct

Offices Sint Maarten and Bonaire

In relation to our annual team building event, our offices in Sint Maarten are closed on October 19 and 20, 2017, and our offices in Bonaire on October 20, 2017. You may reach our Curacao offices at (+5999) 434-3300 or info@hbnlaw.com for all matters.

13
Oct

Dealing with the damage: Filing Insurance claims after Hurricane Irma (Do’s and Don’ts)

HBN Law Newsflash_Insurance Tips Hurricane Irma September 2017

2
Oct

Fair Trade authority Curaçao

Waar ondernemingen op moeten letten in de strijd voor eerlijke concurrentie HBN Law Newsflash_FTAC

2
Oct

Re-opening of HBN Law St. Maarten office

We gladly announce that as of October 2, 2017, our Sint Maarten office has resumed operations and is open for business.

20
Sep

Update opening of HBN Law St. Maarten office

We continue to make progress toward resuming normal operations and now expect to reopen Monday September 25, 2017. If you need to contact our St. Maarten office, please contact eric.devries@hbnlaw.com or chris.vanamersfoort@hbnlaw.com or call +5999 434-3300.

8
Sep

HBN Law St. Maarten office temporarily closed due to Hurricane Irma

HBN Law St. Maarten office temporarily closed due to Hurricane Irma Due to the passing of hurricane Irma and the widespread damage caused to St. Maarten, our office in St. Maarten is temporarily closed. We expect to reopen in the week of September 18, 2017. Further updates will be posted on this website. If you …

9
Jun

Conclusive Evidentiary Value of Private Instruments on its way out?

Partner Misha Bemer recently wrote an article on the conclusive evidentiary value of private instruments in the Ñapa Business section of the Amigoe newspaper. Read the full article below (in Dutch). Dwingende bewijskracht onderhandse akte op de helling? Onlangs heeft het Hof Den Haag een ook voor de Arubaanse rechtspraktijk belangwekkend tussenvonnis gewezen. Waar ging …

22
May

Netherlands Commercial Court: Consultation Closed for Legislative Proposal

Reactions received in the consultation on the legislative proposal introducing a chamber for the settlement of international commercial disputes at the District Court and the Court of Appeal of Amsterdam, are predominantly positive. Although the details of the proposal may need some tweaking as some reactions have pointed out, the majority seems to welcome the …

24
Apr

Developments in connection with acquisitive prescription

Junior associate Daniel E.T. Rasmijn recently wrote an article on developments in connection with acquisitive prescription in the Ñapa Business section of the Amigoe newspaper. Read the full article below (in Dutch). Landjepikker, wees gewaarschuwd! Tot voor kort kon de bezitter van een zaak die aan een ander in eigendom toebehoort door enkel de verjaringstermijn uit …

5
Apr

Transactions by “Empty” Special Purpose Vehicles and Directors’ Liability

Transactions by “Empty” Special Purpose Vehicles and Directors’ Liability In general, directors’ liability is limited to cases where a managing director can be made a sufficiently serious personal reprimand. Recent case law shows that directors’ liability can also occur in transactions where “empty” special purpose vehicles (“SPVs”) are used. Hanzevast Beleggingen / G4 (HR March …