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VIOTTA advised Management and Workers on acquisition of Panteia B.V. from Stichting Panteia
VIOTTA advised Panteia B.V. with the acquisition by the management and Workers together with Nimbus Stichting Panteia. Panteia provides policy research & consultancy and market research services for small andVIEW CASE
The purchase price adjustments in company acquisitions
In most transactions, the purchase price is based on the value of the company on the day the shares or assets/liabilities are delivered by seller to buyer. This value can be derived from the company's financial statements on the same transfer date.READ ARTICLE
Selective payments: when do they lead to directors’ liability
This basic principle changes if the company runs into liquidity problems. In that instance, directors must be careful.READ ARTICLE
Intention of the parties leading in the interpretation of the provision in shareholders’ agreement
A payment schedule was also attached to the shareholders' agreement, according to which a shareholder loan provided by X was repaid. Deviation from the repayment schedule required approval from X.READ ARTICLE
Franchisors beware: this is the way to avoid proceedings
The obligations that a franchisee and a franchisor have towards each other may differ in form.READ ARTICLE
This is why the preliminary relief judge passes an arbitration agreement
Notwithstanding an (international) arbitration clause agreed between the parties, the preliminary relief judge may consider itself competent to take cognizance of the dispute. This is very remarkable given that the parties have excluded this possibility by arbitration agreement. On the basis of a recent decision of the Amsterdam District Court, procedural lawyer Martijn Kesler explains how this works.READ ARTICLE