SMABTP, a mutual French insurance group, acquires a majority interest in DUPI Group B.V. (a managing general agent)

Rutgers & Posch advises SMABTP, a French insurance group, on the acquisition of a majority stake in DUPI Group B.V., a managing general manager in the insurance sector. The team consisted of Anouk Oosterom and Vasco Hoving.

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Rutgers & Posch contributes to ‘The Employment Law Review 2023’

Rutgers & Posch’s employment law team, consisting of Inge de Laat, Annemeijne Zwager , Ilaha Muhseni, Hanna Steensma & Dirk Jan Rutgers recently contributed to the 13th edition of the Employment Law Review. The Employment Law Review contains an overview of employment law in various countries worldwide. The chapter on Dutch employment law can be accessed via the link below.

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Notice requirement for fixed-term employment contract

Late last year, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled in its judgment of 7 October 2022 that the ‘compensation in lieu of notification’ within the meaning of Section 7:668 of the Dutch Civil Code (DCC) is always due in the event of non-compliance with the written requirement, even if it was clear to the employee that the employment contract would not be continued or the employee does not suffer…

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No general rule for serious culpability

In the judgment of 24 June 2022, the Supreme Court emphasizes the high threshold that applies to seriously culpable acts or omissions. Only in exceptional cases should an employee not be entitled to a transitional compensation, and the employer’s acts or omissions should also be taken into account in the assessment. There is therefore no room for a presumption of serious culpability, as argued by the A-G. Facts…

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Whistleblower Protection Act: what will change?

On 18 February 2023, the (long-awaited) Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) entered into force (in part). The Whistleblower Protection Act implements the so-called European Whistleblower Directive (Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and the Council of 23 October 2019 (OJ 2019, L 305)) and replaces the House of Whistleblowers Act. What will change? The WPA aims to better protect reporters of wrongdoing. The most salient changes of the…

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Anders Invest acquires Van Meirvenne group (steel wire manufacturer)

Rutgers & Posch advised Anders Invest on its acquisition of the Van Meirvenne group (steel wire rope producer). The team consisted of Bas Mees, Joost Kuipers and Remmert Koster.

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Chambers Global 2023
Finance Department Ranked in Capital Markets: Securitisation Chambers Europe and Global 2023
1 / 7
In 2023 Inge de laat is again ranked in Chambers Europe Employment
2 / 7
Employment Department Ranked in Chambers 2021
3 / 7
Employment Department Ranked in Legal 500 EMEA 2021
4 / 7
Inge de laat, Employment partner, is ranked in Chambers Europe Employment 2020
5 / 7
Ranked in Chambers Europe Employment 2020
6 / 7
Inge de Laat is a “knowledgeable lawyer,” who is an “excellent listener and is good at strategy.”
7 / 7