Litigation, arbitration & mediation

Specialists

BWK Partners has a strong and reputable litigation team.

We act in regular proceedings , interim injunction proceedings, arbitration proceedings, expert proceedings, mediation and administrative objection and appeal proceedings.

Before all proceedings, we analyse the chances of success and the possibilities for out-of-court settlement. We carefully discuss all options and scenarios with our clients: efficiency and effectiveness take priority for us.

Lukas Witsenburg

Lukas Witsenburg

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Hans Klaver

Hans Klaver

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Frederik Feenstra

Frederik Feenstra

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Frans Beishuizen

Frans Beishuizen

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Publications Litigation, arbitration & mediation

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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Statutory director with employment contract

By | Corporate, M&A, Employment and employee-benefits, Enterprise structures & corporate governance, Litigation, arbitration & mediation

Statutory directors holding an employment contract with the company they manage in addition to their corporate-law role as director cannot be treated like ordinary employees. If the Shareholders’ Meeting or the Supervisory Board removes them from office as director, this means in principle that their employment…

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