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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Seminar Curacao Trust

Op dinsdag 28 augustus 2012 vond het door Van Doorne en Spigt Dutch Caribbean georganiseerde seminar "Curacao Trust in de praktijk" plaats. Tot de behandelde onderwerpen behoren een algemene inleiding, de mogelijkheden van de Curacao Trust, de fiscale behandeling van de Curacao Trust en haar vermogens, asset protection en de rol en aansprakelijkheid van de Trustee.

Read more Filed under: Finance by Karel Frielink.

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Commencing proceedings against multiple defendants in Curacao

Non-residents can be sued. A general rule under the Curacao code of civil procedure is that the Curacao court (or another court in the Dutch Caribbean as the case may be) has jurisdiction over defendants which (in this example) are Curacao residents or companies with an office in Curacao. 

Read more Filed under: Dispute Resolution by Karel Frielink.

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Legal mergers in Curacao

The Curacao Civil Code provides for a simplified merger procedure.

The acquisition of a business enterprise may take place through the purchase of shares (take-over), the purchase of assets and liabilities or a legal / statutory merger. The Curacao Legal Code on corporate and other legal persons contains detailed provisions for mergers of companies limited by shares (NV) and private limited companies (BV). 

Read more Filed under: Corporate by Karel Frielink.

 

Friday, August 17, 2012

Inadequate capitalization of a Curacao company

Liability for thin-capitalization? A shareholder is not personally liable for acts performed in the name of the company and is not liable to contribute to losses of the company in excess of the amount which he must pay to the company as contribution for his shares. 

Read more Filed under: Corporate by Karel Frielink.

 

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Olie en gas: wie krijgt de opbrengst?

Of er olie en gas in de bodem onder en rond Curacao zit die op economisch interessante wijze kan worden gewonnen weten we niet. Ruzie maken over die vraag doen de politici natuurlijk wel. Stel dat er olie- en gasvoorraden zijn en dat die naar boven gehaald kunnen worden, naar wie gaat dan bij verkoop de opbrengst? Kan Nederland zich die opbrengst toe-eigenen, zoals sommige politici suggereren?

Read more Filed under: Commercial by Karel Frielink.