Cees de Groot
Dr. C. de Groot is Associate Professor in Company Law at Institute voor Private Law, Department of Company LawProfile page
On 14 August 2017, the High Court of Singapore decided on the issue of whether the membership of the Singapore Island Country Club was subject to seizure and sale, in order to satisfy a court judgment to pay damages.
On 28 June 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada decided that a Canadian court can issue an injunction order against Google Inc. to de-index certain websites even when Google is not a party to the underlying dispute and the order has extraterritorial effect.
Several plaintiffs brought a claim against Uber Kenya Ltd concerning online contracts concluded with Uber BV which is established in the Netherlands. On 30 March 2017 the High Court of Kenya ruled on whether such a lawsuit could be tried in Kenya.
The Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a bulletin reflecting its views on whether a corporation may exclude a shareholder proposal from being put on the agenda of the general meeting.