Onlangs plaatsten drie Amsterdamse wetenschappers een noodkreet in het Financieele Dagblad. Onder de kop “Nieuwe wet in faillissementsrecht benadeelt vooral kleine ondernemingen” stelden zij dat de Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord (WHOA) vooral kleine ondernemingen kan schaden.
The draft bill of the Continuity of Enterprises Act I assigns a significant role to the intended trustee in Dutch pre-pack proceedings. But what exactly is the position of this main figure and what does the job description include?
Online Dispute Resolution and Blockchain technology: how does ODR work? What is a smart contract? Could ODR be helpful in settling numerous potential and related legal proceedings of a relatively simple nature? And how? Endless possibilities…
On 7 August, 46 countries signed the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation. These states have to ensure that international commercial settlement agreements are enforced. After a promising start, there are doubts as to its future implementation.
The HCCH has adopted a new convention that offers a facilitated regime of global circulation of court decisions in civil and commercial matters aiming to foster international trade. Care is needed to coherently shape the treaty’s place in existing regimes.