The qualification of a (commercial) contract
The Dutch Civil Code provides for several nominate contracts, for example: contractor agreements, purchase agreements, lease contracts, agency agreements and employment contracts.
Dutch Supreme Court decides against the pledgeability of non-transferable claims
Lawyers occasionally wonder how the law ended up as it is. We had that experience after the Dutch Supreme Court’s decision of 1 July 2022 (Rabobank/Ten Berge q.q.; ECLI:NL:HR:2022:984), regarding the possibility or impossibility of pledging a claim.
Stibbe represents international insurance company
Stibbe assisted an international insurance company in class action proceedings before the criminal courts regarding the sale of life insurance investment products and their unraveling due to the financial downturn.