Publication date: 30 March 2020
Reinier W.L. Russell, LL.M. contributed the revised chapter on the legal framework of charity law in the Netherlands to the practical handbook Charity Law. A Global Guide from Practical Law, published by Thomson Reuters. This handbook “provides a high level practical overview of the global charity law sector, covering 20 key jurisdictions. It is an ideal starting point for charities and their advisers in navigating cross-jurisdictional charity law and practice.
Written by leading lawyers, the guide provides a structured overview of the key practical issues in each jurisdiction, including the legal framework, principal sources of law, forms of organisation used for charitable purposes and the formalities to set these up, main regulatory authorities, management, accounting/financial reporting requirements, tax and how overseas bodies can operate and fundraise.”
The book can also be consulted at Thomson Reuter’s website and is updated regularly.
Reinier W.L. Russell, LL.M. contributed the chapter on the legal framework of charity law in the Netherlands to the practical handbook Charity Law. A Global Guide from Practical Law, published by Thomson Reuters. This handbook provides a high level practical overview of the global charity law sector, covering 20 key jurisdictions.read on
Directors and members of the supervisory board support shareholders in an advisory capacity. From 1 July 2021 this also applies to directors and supervisory board members of associations, foundations and cooperatives. What are the consequences if the shareholders make decisions disregarding this advisory role?read on
On 10 November 2020, the Dutch Senate adopted the bill on the management and supervision of legal entities. This affects all associations and foundations, but, above all, nonprofit organizations. As an officer of a sports club, are you now more likely to be liable? Do you have to meet additional requirements when you are a member of the supervisory board of a school?read on
Is there already a works council in your company? Are you a member of your company’s works council? What are the advantages of having a works council in your company? Jan Dop and Priscilla C.X. de Leede explain the role of the works council and give an overview of the works council’s most important rights.read on
The Management and Supervision of Legal Entities Act will enter into force on 1 July 2021. How does this affect the articles of association of your foundation, association or cooperative association?read on
Management Boards of listed companies get a new tool to protect the company against unwanted shareholder activism or an impending (hostile) takeover. The possibility of invoking a 250-day cooling-off period is introduced. What does this cooling-off period entail exactly?read on
We have hosted a special webinar “COVID-19: Reorganization, Job Loss & Stay” in cooperation with IN Amsterdam on 23 March. During the webinar, we discussed issues that employers and international employees face due to the impact of the coronavirus. Watch the video today!read on