Tokenization: converting assets into digital tokens
Tokenization thus offers the possibility to no longer physically transfer assets or rights, but to deliver them digitally via blockchain technology. The crypto financing lawyers of VIOTTA explain the possibilities surrounding tokens as follows.READ ARTICLE
The Material Adverse Change-clause: what is it and what’s it for?
The MAC clause is common in acquisition contracts and its purpose is to protect the buyer from circumstances that have a significant impact on the financial position of the target company.READ ARTICLE
Setting up a business in The Netherlands as a foreign company
The Netherlands is regarded as one of the most economically attractive European countries for foreign investors. There are several factors for this, varying from national infrastructure to the fiscal climate. Read everything about setting up a business in the Netherlands.READ ARTICLE
Stefan de Vrij versus Sports Entertainment Group (SEG)
Much has already been written in the media about the procedure that Stefan de Vrij initiated against Sports Entertainment Group (SEG). Today, the Amsterdam court ruled that Sports Entertainment Group is liable for damages to Stefan de Vrij for enriching themselves without honoring their full disclosure obligation to Stefan de Vrij. Corporate law attorney Martijn Kesler explains the verdict.READ ARTICLE
One-tier board or two-tier board: an explanation of both governance models
The introduction of the one-tier board in a public limited liability company or private limited company was part of the Simplification and Flexibility of Private Limited Companies.READ ARTICLE
The investment climate in the Netherlands: tax adjustments are needed
In this article, corporate law attorney Dirk de Waard discusses the current scheme in the Netherlands and the adjustment of the tax scheme for share option rights, which tries to make Dutch startups more attractive to talented employees. In addition, a comparison is made with the regulations in the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany.READ ARTICLE
Shareholder Engie intervenes in its subsidiary EV-Box
Things aren’t going well at EV-Box. While EV-Box recently had to cancel an IPO, Engie, as a major shareholder, also intervened in the management and supervisory board at subsidiary EV-Box.READ ARTICLE
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