Corporate litigation

Specialists

Corporate litigation is an important means of solving conflicts in and around the company. BWK Partners has full mastery of this specialism. Our corporate litigation team is able to operate quickly, efficiently and effectively. We litigate in proceedings including:

  • proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam High Court, with an emphasis on inquiry proceedings
  • disputes between shareholders, the management and the supervisory or non-executive board
  • on post-acquisition disputes
  • in the field of management liability and the liability of the supervisory board
  • on banks’ obligations of due customer care and prospectus liability.
Frans Beishuizen

Frans Beishuizen

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portret Liza Sol

Liza Sol

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Frederik Feenstra

Frederik Feenstra

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Lukas Witsenburg

Lukas Witsenburg

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Hans Klaver

Hans Klaver

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Publications Corporate litigation

A less secure position for creditors, in itself, does not imply damages

By | Banking, finance & capital markets, Corporate litigation @en, Litigation, arbitration & mediation, News

On 5 September 2014 the Supreme Court ruled in a case in which managers had contracted credit and financing agreements with ABN AMRO Bank (in 1999 and 2005) and with RCI Financial Services B.V. (‘RCI’) (primarily in 2004 and 2006) on behalf of several companies (car dealers). In both cases the companies undertook to grant a first right of pledge to the vehicles.

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Attachment orders in the United States are not equal to priority rights in the Netherlands

By | Banking, finance & capital markets, Corporate litigation @en, Litigation, arbitration & mediation

On 11 July 2014, the Supreme Court pronounced a judgment (ECLI:NL:HR2014:1630) in a case where Seacastle LLC had concluded a lease on sea containers with Europa West-Indië Lijnen B.V. (‘EWL’). Since EWL failed to fulfil its payment obligations, Seacastle applied for and received permission from…

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