Consumers left in the cold at Dutch Institute for Financial Disputes

Consumers and small entrepreneurs who have a complaint against their bank or insurer, can submit it to the Dutch Institute for Financial Disputes “Klachteninstituut Financiële Dienstverlening” (Kifid), as an alternative for the civil court. This institute claims to offer easy access, but complainants find themselves in a position against professional lawyers in cases that become

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Oligarchs to pay Putin’s COVID-19 bill after his suspension of tax treaty with the Netherlands

Two prominent oligarchs have become victims of Russia’s termination of the tax treaty with the Netherlands, according to research by The Investigative Desk. The journalistic collective investigated the Dutch activities of the 25 largest privately-owned Russian companies. Three of these companies – owned by two oligarchs – appear to use the Netherlands as a transit

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