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  • Dismissing employees in the financial sector and the (possible) future changes

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    We will be discussing the things to think about when terminating employment agreements as a financial institution, including: when an employer can terminate an employment agreement, how an employment agreement should be terminated, and what the relevant financial aspects are such as applicability of a severance cap and the possible influence of long-term incentives. Will the Balanced Labour Market Act (Wet arbeidsmarkt in balans) change the general approach?

  • What else is new - new rules for Dutch partnerships?

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    The current rules on partnerships date back to the 19th century and are no longer deemed to meet present-day needs. To this end, new rules on Dutch partnerships were submitted for consultation (closing on 31 May 2019). An earlier draft bill was withdrawn in 2011, and an initiative was subsequently launched for a new proposal which culminated in the September 2016 report by the partnerships working group. This report largely forms the basis for the current bill. In this session we will cover the most important provisions of the bill and indicate differences with the current legislation, where relevant. we will round up by touching upon some of the other recent legislative developments in Dutch corporate law.

  • Pricing Financial Transactions

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    The OECD has issued guidance on how financial transactions between associated enterprises are to be priced at arm’s length. What are the key requirements and latest developments in this field and how do you demonstrate compliance?

  • Tax crime enforcement & risks - trends and topics

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    Due to international law initiatives, tax evasion and aggressive tax structures have become relevant factors for the risk management of financial institutions. This presentation will focus on the latest developments in this field and on risks that banks could be exposed to when it comes to tax fraud (or other fiscal wrong doings) committed by their clients. Topics will primarily be approached from a (fiscal) criminal law angle.

  • Fiscal integrity risks for Financial Institutions

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    KYC and AML procedures are required to be expanded according to the DNB and include monitoring for fiscal aggressive structures. The EU Directive (DAC6) on reporting fiscal aggressive structures becomes effective 01 July 2020, with retroactive effect to 25 June 2018. Where do these requirements come from and what does this mean for financial institutions operating in The Netherlands?

  • Latest changes to tax deduction of interest expenses for Financial Institutions

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    The Dutch government has introduced the Earnings Stripping rule with effect from 01 January 2019. This rule limits tax deduction of net interest expenses to 30% of EBITDA across all business sectors and we will focus on the key changes for financial institutions in the Netherlands. In addition, the Dutch government has announced that by 01 January 2020 it will introduce an additional limitation to tax deduction of debt in excess of 92% of the commercial balance sheet total for banks and insurance companies. We look at what this change means for banks and insurance companies in the Netherlands.

  • Trading venue Rulebooks; a quick read?

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    We demonstrate how the Trading Venue Reviewer tool can help you with the review of key documentation (Rulebooks, Member Agreements, T&Cs) of Trading Venues (Regulated Markets, MTF and OTFs). Rulebooks had to be reviewed for MiFID2 and will now have to be reviewed for Brexit. The tool summarises the provisions of the rulebook by topic which is then used to generate RAG analysis of the Rules.

  • Financial markets litigation legal update - recent developments financiers should be aware of

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    Based on a “true crime” case, this session looks at recent developments in litigation which impact financial service providers in the Dutch markets. Topics will include: bankruptcy and restructuring litigation trends, collective damages claims, duty of care for third parties and the Netherlands Commercial Court as an attractive forum for financial litigation.

  • Reliance letters - Appreciate the value and consider the risks

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    What is a reliance letter? What are the main elements of a reliance letter? What are the alternatives? Once we have established these issues we will concentrate on the perspective of the issuers of reliance letters and the beneficiaries of reliance letters, touching upon likely points of negotiation, including limitation of liability.

  • Late cycle strategies in finance transactions

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    Submitted: 23 May 2019

    In this presentation we provide an overview LMA based loan documentation and the LMA and market responses to the financial crisis. In addition, we give an overview of early warning mechanisms in current LMA loan documentation.

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