First case law on agile IT projects

In 2001, the authors of the Agile Manifesto probably could not foresee what flight the concept of ‘agile’ would take. Most software developers nowadays work on the basis of some form of lightweight development method and there are organisations that set up their entire (non-IT) organisation ‘agile’. Much has been written in the legal literature about the nature of […]

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Qualification of an employment agreement: even if parties intended otherwise!

Given the fact that employees are well protected from a Dutch employment lawperspective an agreement being qualified as an employment agreement will have legalimplications. You may think of payment during illness, minimum wages, holiday allowanceand protection against dismissal. Whether parties intended to enter into an employmentagreement is not relevant for the question if their agreement […]

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First case law on agile IT projects

In 2001, the authors of the Agile Manifesto probably could not foresee what flight theconcept of ‘agile’ would take. Most software developers nowadays work on the basis ofsome form of lightweight development method and there are organisations that set uptheir entire (non-IT) organisation ‘agile’. Much has been written in the legal literatureabout the nature of […]

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One year WHOA

On the first of January 2021 the Financial Restructuring Act, known in Dutch as the Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord (hereafter: WHOA), entered in to force. The goal of the WHOA is to prevent bankruptcies of successful yet almost insolvent business entities. Expectations were high, as experts considered the WHOA as a major development in the […]

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Start EU imports and exports with a Netherlands trading company

Do you want to bring products into the EU or move them out? Due to the obvious advantageous trading conditions, the Netherlands is an excellent location for doing business. Because of its strategic location and convenient access to ports and airports, the Netherlands is a popular trading destination in the European Union. A big number […]

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