The Dutch class action system 

Some practical insights

Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Location: NBSO 

Albert Knigge, Houthoff Buruma

Together with Houthoff the NBSO organized a luncheon about the practical insights on the Dutch class action system and its implications for class action suits in the United States.

In post-Harvey Houston we witness that class action litigation poses increased risks and challenges for American and international businesses. Albert Knigge, who heads the Houthoff practice group, is specialized in defense litigation in class actions and he will discuss the threats and opportunities of the Dutch class action system.


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December 20, 2017 Categories: Legal

The Harvey aftermath 

Where do we go from here?

December 6, 2017 | Originally posted by Houston Chronical, David Hunn and Ryan Handy

After Harvey left the Houston region flooded with water, the big questions came: What can we do to reduce damage from future floods? How can we protect the area?

The Houston Chronicle discussed options in a public forum, visited by more than 500 people who are somehow involved. During this seminar a lot of options were suggested. The two most important points made were:

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December 17, 2017 Categories: Water