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04.07.2019 NL law
Audit firms and accountant's duty of care towards third parties

Short Reads - The Dutch Supreme Court recently decided (ECLI:NL:HR:2019:744) that the standard for audit firms' and accountants' duty of care towards third parties is in essence no different than the general duty of care under Dutch tort law, and ultimately depends on the circumstances of the case. However, the role of accountants in society, their responsibility to serve the general interest, and rules of professional conduct and practice play an important role.

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04.06.2019 NL law
Dutch Supreme Court clarifies evidentiary rules concerning signatures and signed documents

Short Reads - In two recent decisions, the Dutch Supreme Court has clarified the evidentiary power of signed documents. If the signatory unambiguously denies that the signature on the document is his or hers or claims that another party has tampered with the signature (for instance, through forgery or copying a signature from one document and pasting it in another), it is up to the party invoking the signed document to prove the signature's authenticity (ECLI:NL:HR:2019:572).

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25.04.2018
Relativiteit, de correctie-Widdershoven en het keurslijf van het gelijkheidsbeginsel (NTB 2018/19)

Short Reads - Na de introductie van het bestuursrechtelijk relativiteitsvereiste bleef één vraag boven de markt hangen. Dit was de vraag of dit relativiteitsvereiste ook zou moeten worden uitgerust met een correctie-Langemeijer-achtige correctie. Inmiddels heeft de Afdeling al weer enige tijd zo’n correctie aanvaard, op voorspraak van Staatsraad Advocaat-Generaal Widdershoven. In de zogenoemde slijterijzaken heeft de Afdeling deze correctie-Widdershoven voor het eerst laten slagen.

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