Is a board member entitled to remuneration? If so, how much should a board member earn? Who determines the amount of the remuneration? The board itself? Isn’t that strange? Is a board member entitled to compensation of expenses, such as telephone costs? Is he entitled to an attendance fee?

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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Van Eps Kunneman Van Doorne zoekt nieuwe collega’s! Met name advocaten met 3 tot 6 jaar ervaring, maar we hebben ook enkele plekken voor advocaat-stagiairs. Om die te werven, bedachten we de juridische headhunter mr. Van den Ek.
Read more...   The Day of the Supervisory Board has become a tradition in Curaçao. On Thursday 26 November 2015,  VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne and The Galan Group organize another edition in the auditorium of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten. During the first part of the day, book 2 of our new Civil Code will be reviewed. Prof. mr. Peter van Schilfgaarde (see inset) will be the keynote speaker on that topic.
Read more...   Five years ago the Code Corporate Governance was introduced in the then Netherlands Antilles community. The purpose of this Code was to help the government regain the confidence of society in state-owned companies and foundations, and to increase the quality and integrity of the management of these institutions. During the Day of the Supervisory Board on Tuesday 17 November 2015, VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne, Bonaire Holding Maatschappij and The Galan Group evaluated the current situation regarding this topic in Bonaire.
Read more...   On Thursday 12 November, law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne and tax consultancy firm Baker Tilly St. Maarten organized a seminar called ‘A Solid Local Foundation’. Tax advisors Maarten Tervoort and Arthur van Aalst and attorneys at law Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer and Kamla Besançon informed the participants about the various options in St. Maarten for estate planning, asset protection and fiscal optimization for local entrepreneurs and family businesses.
Read more...   No less than four lawyers of VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne have been sworn in this month by the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba: starting attorneys Rens Groen and Tiffany de Palm, experienced lawyer Aubrich Bakhuis and experienced attorney at law Roderik van Hees. Rens started in July 2015 at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne in St. Maarten and was consequently sworn in there. The other three lawyers are based at the Curaçao office and were sworn in there.
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