07 Apr Newsletter Vestius April 2022
Mandatory registration of Ultimate Beneficial Owners (‘UBO’)
As of 27 March 2022, organizations must register their UBO’s in the Commercial register. If an organization fails to do so, criminal and/or administrative sanctions may follow. If you have not done so already, take action quickly. In this article you can read who qualifies as UBO and what information you have to provide.
Scope of dismissal ban during illness in the event of a termination due to economic circumstances
When an employee becomes ill, after the employer has started a dismissal procedure at the UWV, the dismissal ban during illness does not apply. But what happens if the UWV’s decision is subsequently appealed before the subdistrict court? Subdistrict courts have ruled differently, but the Supreme Court has now ruled on this issue and has determined that the dismissal ban does not apply in dissolution proceedings in such cases either. In this article we discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling.
Unlawfully tapped telephone conversation could not serve as evidence in a dismissal case
Recently, the subdistrict court ruled that an unlawfully tapped telephone conversation between an employee and a customer could not serve as evidence in a case of immediate dismissal. It is not often that unlawfully obtained evidence is disregarded by a subdistrict court in civil law. In this article, you will read why the subdistrict court excluded the evidence and how to avoid it.
For information or advice on this subject please contact Lise van den Heuvel.
New law on security test for investments, mergers and acquisitions in the making
The legislative proposal for the Investment, Mergers and Acquisition (Security) Test Act (“vifo Act“) introduces a “screening mechanism” to prevent undesirable acquisition activities by companies that qualify as vital providers or possess sensitive technology. In this article, we list some of the key points of this legislation ‘in the making’ for you.