We like to share our knowledge. About once a month one of the members of Globaladvocaten writes about the latest news or an interesting subject in a (short) blog. So stay up to date and read what’s going on below.
In response to the events unfolding in the Ukraine, the UK has launched the Ukraine Family Scheme, allowing immediate and extended family members of British nationals, people settled in the UK and certain other residents to come to the UK. The visa lasts for three years and it is free to apply. As of 4pm on 20 March 2022 over 61,000 applications have been opened, with 31,000 of those having been [...]
The world-wide reach of the US Chapter 11 ‘Automatic Stay’ In our global economy, it is common for companies to be doing business and have assets located in multiple countries. When such companies become insolvent, protecting assets globally can be complicated. From the debtor company’s perspective, it seeks to prevent creditors from seizing assets or pursuing collection actions against the debtor, wherever the assets or creditor may be located. Naturally, [...]
Covid doesn’t seem to affect the number of start-ups in The Netherlands. Currently, there are 2,2 million companies in Holland. The pandemic doesn’t seem to have any influence on the number of start-ups in The Netherlands. Over 250.000 new companies have started in 2021. This is very high in comparison to the number of start-ups in The Netherlands before anyone had ever heard of Covid-19. Conclusion: there are still many [...]
A new EU crowdfunding regulation (1), which was adopted at the end of 2020, introduced common requirements for crowdfunding service providers in all Member States and will begin to apply as of 10 November this year. In the meantime, Member States were supposed to undertake legislative steps to exclude crowdfunding service providers from the scope of their internal laws transposing the MiFID II requirements and thus avoid a situation where [...]