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The Municipality of Amsterdam has withdrawn EUR 400,000 in fines for the breach of the reporting obligation of Airbnb rentals. The municipal obligation to report is against the law, which requires a permit. A new law will allow the obligation to report. What happens now? And later? Read more
UWV expert opinion
Publishing date: 13 February 2020
Are you in doubt whether your sick employee is unfit to perform his or her job? Would you like to check whether the reintegration obligations are met by yourself or your sick employee? A UWV expert opinion can answer these questions. Read more
The Rijksmuseum Twenthe paid almost EUR 3 million into a fake bank account. Hackers had taken over the correspondence between the museum and an art dealer on the purchase of a painting by Constable. Who pays for the damage? The museum or the art dealer? Read more
On 28 January 2020, the Dutch Parliament adopted the bill on the management and supervision of legal entities. What are the changes? Read more
The Coronavirus closes down large parts of the Chinese economy. This has major consequences for your business partners in China. How can you, as an entrepreneur, limit the impact on your own business? Read more
Brexit is done. As of 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom will withdraw from the European Union with a deal. What will be the implications of Brexit for British people and their family members that work or live in the Netherlands or for those that are planning to do so after Brexit? Read more
Minister Van Engelshoven has reacted to the report of Pechtold Committee. What does this mean for the art trade and private collectors? Read more
Your employee has called in sick. What do you have to do to avoid an extension of the period in which you are obliged to continue to pay salary? Here is a practical step-by-step guide. Read more
On 10 January 2020, the Fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive came into force. This will have major consequences for the art world. What are the most important ones? Read more
In the municipality of Amsterdam, stricter rules apply to the letting of houses since 1 January 2020. Holiday rentals and room rentals are (further) regulated in the interest of liveability in neighbourhoods. What are the new rules? Read more

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Do you have any questions about mergers, takeovers, restructuring, corporate governance, and insolvency? Russell Advocaten offers sound advice to entrepreneurs, shareholders, supervisors, and directors.


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Do you  have any questions on employment contracts, employee sickness, working conditions, or dismissal? Russell Advocaten helps employers and HR managers with legal issues related to personnel. We also assist directors and managers in questions about their own employment contract.


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Do you have any questions about zoning plans, lease, tender, and permits? Russell Advocaten advises project developers, retail chains, lessors, and real estate agents. You can contact us for all the legal aspects of real estate.


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Russell Advocaten can provide assistance in all legal proceedings: before the District Court (including the Sub-district Court), the Court of Appeal, and also the Supreme Court. We will also gladly assist you in binding-opinion proceedings and arbitration. At our law offices, a registered mediator offers mediation services.


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Russell Advocaten is internationally renowned for being one of the most important specialists in the field of art and law in the Netherlands. We advise and litigate for museums, art dealers, and collectors on issues concerning purchase of art, art forgery, error of substance, and restitution of war-looted art.


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At Russell Advocaten, we have a special Embassy Desk for Embassies, Consulates, Diplomats and expats. You can come to us with questions about consequences of immunity and inviolability, contracts with employees, lessors, and Dutch government authorities.


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Russell Advocaten assists entrepreneurs and companies in drafting contracts, agreements, and General Terms and Conditions. We also help you in disputes about failure to perform, breach of contract, and international contracts.


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Retail chains, importers and software suppliers have us check their agreements and look after their brand interests or the interests of the brands they represent. We will gladly answer your questions about exclusivity, licenses and their termination.


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Do you have questions or need advice about joint property, division of estates, maintenance(alimony) or custody rights? Do you need mediation for your divorce settlement?
Our divorce lawyers can help you.


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