Case law
7 February 2019

SC: Threats to employer reason for immediate termination

“If I do not get the centre manager job, I will see to it that the employer cannot draw subsidies and goes bankrupt”, an employee threatened his superiors. When the employer found out, they immediately terminated his employment. The validity of this…

Case law
10 January 2019

New case law on offsetting

Offsetting is widely used in the business sphere to settle debts. By offsetting, a creditor’s and a debtor’s mutual debts of the same kind (usually monetary) cease to exist. The Supreme Court has recently issued two decisions bringing several…

Case law
10 January 2019

Early termination penalty subject to VAT?

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) in its judgement C-295/17 (MEO – Serviços de Comunicações e Multimédia SA) dealt with the question whether a fee received for early termination of a contract is subject to value added tax.

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