Press & Publications

21 December 2017

The Dutch Foreign Workers Employment Act (Wet Arbeid vreemdelingen, abbr. Wav) has a restrictive admission policy for migrant workers from countries outside the European Union who want to work in the Netherlands. A foreigner from outside the EU may only work in the Netherlands if there is no suitable labour supply in the Netherlands or in any other EU Member State. In addition, this Act aims to prevent disturbances in the labour market by combating competition on working conditions. In practice, the Wav is strictly enforced.

29 November 2017

Getting The Deal Through - Ports & Terminals 2018 is the third edition of this publication published by Law Business Research Ltd. in London. Our firm has contributed to the publication of Getting The Deal Through – Ports & Terminals 2018, which provides for an international comparison of legal concepts throughout 25 jurisdictions, and which provides answers to a large number of questions of relevance for an initial judgment in the environment of ports and terminals in those respective countries. 

29 November 2017

Russian air carrier AirBridge Cargo loses Schiphol slots

04 October 2017

In The Superyacht Report 181, a commentary article was published by Rory Jackson called Transparent fiscal treatment. Following a muted initial response to HISWA Holland Marine Industry introducing the yachting market to the Dutch flag, the initiative has been relaunched in light of the evolving attitudes of superyacht owners.

03 October 2017

Chambers and Partners has just published the second edition of the High Net Worth guide. Our firm is also included in this second edition, as a global-wide leading firm in respect of Yachts & Superyachts, with the following recommendation:

12 September 2017

On 12 September 2017 the Flinter Shipping Group trustees published their fourth consolidated report in the bankruptcy of Flinter Groep B.V.

10 September 2017

Getting the Deal Through - Shipping 2018 is the 10th edition of this well-received publication. This publication provides an overview of the law in seventeen international jurisdictions. It is published by Law Business Research Ltd. and it is an indispensable guide for all those in-house lawyers and other key decision makers that are dealing with shipping and transport around the world.

12 June 2017

Van Steenderen MainportLawyers is pleased to announce the promotion of two new partners, effective from 1 July 2017.

In the Insurance practice, Martina Smit (admitted to the bar in 2006) is promoted to the partnership. She joined Van Steenderen MainportLawyers in October 2009. Martina has a focus on the liability and insurance area – dry and marine.

12 June 2017

On 12 June 2017 the Flinter Shipping Group trustees published their third consolidated report in the bankruptcy of Flinter Groep B.V.