Region: Netherlands

Angola asks Dutch court to seize dos Santos-linked assets

08 February 2021

Dutch politicians want mandatory probation for corporate wrongdoers

02 February 2021

Dutch court: Foreign in-house counsel working abroad covered by privilege

Featured in In-house

A court in Rotterdam has partially overturned a decision that prevented in-house lawyers working for Dutch-British oil company Shell from claiming legal professional privilege in a local investigation into alleged bribery in Nigeria.

29 January 2021

Counsel Watch: Boeing, ING’s former CEO and more

In the latest counsel watch, the firms that ushered Boeing to a settlement linked to its 737 Max aeroplane and the lawyers representing ING’s ex-CEO in a Dutch money laundering case.

28 January 2021

Former head of ABN Amro could face charges in Dutch money laundering probe

20 January 2021

Dutch report highlights “bottlenecks” in privilege disputes

Privilege disputes in the Netherlands can take over seven times longer to resolve than the timeframe set out by law, according to a report commissioned by the country’s Ministry of Justice.

19 January 2021

Fiod conducts over 300 investigations on behalf of foreign partners

12 January 2021

Dutch court orders prosecution of former ING boss

A court in the Netherlands has ruled that Ralph Hamers, the former CEO of Dutch lender ING, should be prosecuted over his alleged role in the bank’s money laundering scandal.

09 December 2020

UK SFO reaches £1.2 million settlement with former SBM Offshore middleman

The UK’s anti-fraud agency has reached a civil recovery settlement with a Brazilian national linked to a major bribery scheme over a £4.3 million London property.

12 November 2020

European prosecutor: treat EPPO like national enforcement agencies

In an exclusive interview, the Netherlands’ top prosecutor at the EU’s nascent anti-corruption agency discussed lawyers’ potential apprehension in dealing with the new body and what their clients should know about EPPO’s powers.

06 November 2020

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