The Netherlands maintains and continues to grow its position as one of the leading countries for doing business. It stands among some of the best jurisidictions for integrating an expanding business or developing a new startup. This globally recognised reputation stems from:
Foreign entrants to Dutch markets can face difficulties in coming to grips with the legal system prevailing in the Netherlands.
This website seeks to clarify the legal stance of Dutch law in relation to commercial and corporate aspects of doing business. This guide has been constructed fully in English and contains an overview on numerous topics, ranging from the creation of a business to the functioning of commercial contracts in the Netherlands. It shows a clear picture of what rights and interests you possess under Dutch law whilst equally addressing the legal obligations you must carry out. We accomplish this by both realising and identifying the specific issues plaguing foreigners when doing business in the Netherlands.
The editors of this website are experienced lawyers operating an English legal desk in a law firm in Amsterdam. They have acquired special skill-sets in managing and advising international clients, and combine this with their familiarity of the comparative differences between Dutch law and other legal systems.