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The American philosopher Harry Frankfurt discusses how both liars and people who tell the truth believe that truth does exist. The liar and the truth-teller even use the same concept of truth. But the liar deliberately and secretly abuses it. Bullshitters, he writes, are different. They are not interested in the truth at all. Bullshitters do not lie, they just say anything.
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The leading Dutch Caribbean law firm

VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne is the leading Dutch Caribbean law firm and has been operating on the highest level of the legal market, providing business focused solutions for 75 years now. We are the largest law firm in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the combination of international and local expertise makes us unique. We have offices in Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire, and St. Maarten, also servicing St. Eustatius and Saba, and a Dutch Caribbean Desk in Amsterdam. We serve the country of Surinam directly with respect to corporate and finance matters, in close cooperation with a reputable local firm.

Our outstanding reputation and knowledge level are internationally acknowledged. As a member of Lex Mundi's  renowned worldwide network of independent lawyers and an associate of Van Doorne in Amsterdam we serve a worldwide clientele. At the same time our office is deeply rooted in the local island communities in which we operate.

The firm's lawyers have a well established reputation for expertise on acquisitions and in corporate litigation and dispute resolution, in insolvency matters both acting for lenders and as receiver/trustee, in maritime and transport law, intellectual property, employment issues, telecommunications and banking and finance.

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On 29 September 2016, VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne organizes a seminar on the consequences of the National Ordinance Optimization Governmental Entitities (Landsverordening optimalisatie overheidsgelieerde entiteiten). Although the presentation of the National Ordinance to the governor is postponed for now, the seminar will not be cancelled. To be able to join the upcoming debate about the possible and desirable adjustments to the National Ordinance, it is important that all stakeholders are well informed about the National Ordinance and its consequences.
Read more...   On Wednesday 21 September, the court has rejected the claim of Aruba Birdlife Conservation (ABC) to stop the construction works of the Azure Condominiums project at the Bulbaliplas in Aruba. Consequently, property developer PGM Condobuilders is allowed to continue the construction of the Azure Condominiums project. In this proceedings, the government of Aruba successfully joined and put up a defence with PGM Condobuilders. The government was assisted by senior associate Steffen Hagen and associate Brechtje Huiskes of VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne.
Read more...   VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne launches four online Trademark Guides this week, in which all relevant information has been collected on legislation regarding registration and use of (trade)marks in Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten, and the BES Islands. The guides are conveniently arranged reference works for both the local and the international market, and contain step-by-step plans for entrepreneurs who want to have their trademarks registered on one (or more) of the Dutch Caribbean islands. 
Read more...   On occasion of its 10th anniversary, the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation has launched the #WhyProBono social media campaign. Lex Mundi and its member firms aim to raise the awareness of pro bono work, and to encourage volunteerism globally. VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne supports this cause by showing how our lawyers contribute to the local communities and the development of the islands on which we operate.
Read more...   As reported widely in the regional Dutch Caribbean media, various summary proceedings took place yesterday (Thursday 15 September) in light of the protests and strikes organized by the various labor unions in Curaçao. On behalf of VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne, Kimberley de l’Isle and Mayesi Hammoud represented union SGTK in two different summary proceedings.
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