US LAW GOVERNED AGREEMENTS

Curaçao and St. Maarten Courts will accept the choice of laws

One of the questions frequently asked is whether the Courts in Curaçao or St. Maarten, if an action is brought before them, will pay deference to a “choice of governing law” and/or venue provision in an agreement, in particular when the parties have chosen US Law, and a US Court to resolve their disputes.

The choice of the laws of (a particular State of) the United States of America as the laws governing an agreement is valid and binding under the laws of Curaçao/St. Maarten, and will therefore be …
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21
Nov 2013
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THIS BLOG IS ARCHIVED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Blogs of today can be studied for years to come

I’m thrilled to learn from Robert Ambrogi’s blog that “Karel’s Legal Blog” has been archived in the Library of Congress:

On the Internet there is no rule against perpetuities. To the contrary our perpetuation seems assured. Latest case in point: the new Legal Blawgs Web Archive from the Library of Congress. Yes, just as the LOC is archiving all of our tweets, turns out it is also archiving a selection of legal blog posts, and has been doing so since March 1, 2007. (…)

The LOC describes …
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Jul 2013
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BANKING REGULATION IN CURACAO

Getting The Deal Through

Getting the Deal Through has published the fully revised and updated sixth edition of Banking Regulation, a volume in its series of annual reports, which provide international analysis in key areas of law and policy for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners and business people.

Karel Frielink, Maike Bergervoet and Davina Mansur of Spigt Dutch Caribbean contributed to this years edition of “Banking Regulation in 28 jurisdictions worldwide” (2013). Click here for the Curaçao Chapter.*

Karel Frielink Attorney (Lawyer) / Partner

(24 April 2013)

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*Reproduced with permission from Law Business …
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24
Apr 2013
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