BZSE Lawyers
BZSE Lawyers Camiel Koster Eric Jansen Annet Bulder Pieter Soons Jelmer Snow Rik Bergman Joeri Essed Roeland Zwanikken Karel Frielink Gert Bergman Jaap Maris Norbert Hijmans Christian De Jong
Independence and integrity are paramount to the twelve lawyers of BZSE. They operate and litigate in an open, transparent and independent manner in order to represent the best interests of their clients. This has provided the lawyers of the office with a strong reputation, notably among local and international corporate clients ... read more
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The Employer’s Duty of Care for Employees
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Civil
Christian De Jong
Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The Employer’s Duty of Care for Employees

Under St. Maarten law there exists a duty of care for the employer to protect his employees from harm at the workplace. The employer is under the obligation to protect his employees’ safety and health.

By Christian De Jong
Filed under: Civil
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Litigating Against the Government for Free?
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Administrative
Camiel Koster
Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Litigating Against the Government for Free?

On March 10, 2015, the Court of First Instance of Sint Maarten rendered an interesting judgment in a case between one of our clients against the Minister of Justice, concerning a so-called “verklaring van rechtswege” (i.e. a residence permit for Dutch and US citizens: “The Permit”).

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Contracting With the Government: At Times a Tricky Affair - potential pitfalls
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Civil
Roeland Zwanikken
Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Contracting With the Government: At Times a Tricky Affair - potential pitfalls

“A man, a man, a word, a word” is a well-known saying in Dutch. In essence it means that men (and women) of honor keep their word and comply with their commitments even in the absence of (extensive) written agreements. However, the Government does not always act in accordance with this saying.

By Roeland Zwanikken
Filed under: Civil
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Director's Liability in Case of Bankruptcy
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Civil
Norbert Hijmans
Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Director's Liability in Case of Bankruptcy

There are several reasons forming a limited liability company is more advantageous to doing business as a sole proprietorship. A limited liability company can ensure the continuity of the company and protect from personal liability.

By Norbert Hijmans
Filed under: Civil
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Ms. Annet Bulder New Lawyer At BZSE Attorneys at Law
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Uncategorized
Roeland Zwanikken
Friday, November 06, 2015

Ms. Annet Bulder New Lawyer At BZSE Attorneys at Law

On Friday November 6, 2015 BZSE Attorneys at Law | Tax Lawyers employee Ms. Annet Bulder took the oath as lawyer of the Sint Maarten bar in a special ceremony at the courthouse.

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