Viotta Law - Arnoud Fioole

In 2000, Arnoud started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 2001. After his shareholdership with the American law firm Greenberg Traurig, he was active as an entrepreneur in the chemical industry for a couple of years. There he learned to look through the eyes of the entrepreneur, enabling him to empathize with his clients as a lawyer. Arnoud joined VIOTTA Advocaten as a partner on November 1, 2020.

Expertise

Arnoud can rely on many years of experience in the commercial advisory and litigation practice. His expertise mainly lies in corporate counseling and litigation (including arbitration) in complex corporate and commercial disputes. His clients are predominantly national and international entrepreneurs and corporations.

Arnoud Fioole.

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19 / 01 2022

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.

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15 / 12 2021

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.

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15 / 12 2021

Intention of the parties is decisive when interpreting 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.

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08 / 12 2021

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.

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19 / 11 2021

This is why the preliminary relief judge might ignore 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.

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03 / 11 2021

The (pre)contractual phase: there is or is not a way back

Buying or selling an interest in a company is exciting for both the buyer and the seller. This is usually preceded by an intensive process with different phases.

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03 / 11 2021

This is the way to collect a claim of EUR 500,000 via proceedings in the Netherlands

In a collection summary judgment, William House XVIII B.V. demands an amount of EUR 500,000 from one of Van Omme & De Groot Participatiemaatschappij B.V. This recent ruling is remarkable, because a monetary claim in summary judgment is not often awarded. Lawyer procedural law Martijn Kesler explains.

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01 / 11 2021

Proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber

It was recently revealed that the brokerage association NVM provisionally does not want to lose its majority interest in Funda. This was not very well received by a group of depositary receipt holders.

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