Business

Dec 10 '13 14:23

British law firm Osborne Clarke intends to open a new office in the Netherlands, Het Financieele Dagblad reports.

Dec 10 '13 14:10

Limited edition bottles of water from Amsterdam canals are being marketed by an advertising agency in honor of the 400th birthday of the city's famous canal ring. Iris Worldwide created and designed the Amsterdam Canal Aqua bottles, each containing water from one of four different canals, just in time to commemorate the occasion.

cloud computing
Dec 10 '13 09:52

T-Mobile Netherlands has selected NEC Corp. to deliver a cloud storage service.

Dec 10 '13 09:29

Dutch company PaySquare BV announced that it will merge with German’s montrada GmbH to form a new combined company called PaySquare SE.

Dec 10 '13 04:34

The PvdA and SP are not yet satisfied with new guidelines for safer internet banking, recently established by the Dutch Association of Banks (NVB) and the Consumer Union.

Economy
Dec 9 '13 18:35

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) said the Dutch economy will improve slowly over the next two years.

Dec 9 '13 08:47

Dutch mail company PostNL plans to sell a 15% stake, or about €540 million, in TNT Express through a private placement, Reuters reports.

Dec 6 '13 15:02

The Fortis Bank board is guilty of mismanagement, as evidenced by a ruling of the Supreme Court. The former directors of Fortis can now be held liable for the failure of Fortis.

Dec 6 '13 14:25

European competition authorities raided Philips this week. The European Commission suspects that a number of electronics companies, including Philips, made mutual agreements to influence internet sales to drive up prices of their products

Dec 5 '13 16:46

KLM management has invited the cabin crew unions, Thursday, to discuss the cuts the airline is planning on making. If the unions join the negotiations again, the fiercely criticized measures, announced by KLM last week, will go on hold for now, announced the company in a letter, that's in the possession of ANP.

John de Mol
Dec 5 '13 13:56

Dutch media tycoon John de Mol is planning to take full control of Dutch television broadcaster SBS.

Dec 5 '13 13:12

Political parties VVD, SP and CDA have submitted a motion against a European bail-out fund for banks.

Dec 5 '13 12:32

The Netherlands has decided to start an auction to sell a portfolio of U.S. mortgage-backed securities which it acquired from ING Groep NV during the financial crisis, The Wall Street Journal reports.

KLM Cityhopper
Dec 5 '13 08:51

KLM has preemptively cancelled 84 flights coming in and out of Schiphol Airport today in an early effort to get a grip on the "code orange" storm predicted for parts of Europe. The storm is expected to hit the Netherlands at about 15:00 local time.

Royal Bank of Scotland
Dec 5 '13 08:43

A lawsuit has been filed against Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) in the Netherlands by 16 investors over investment losses during the financial crisis.

Dec 5 '13 07:58

Dutch transmission operator Netbeheer Nederland has removed a distribution fee for solar photovoltaic (PV) installations.

Dec 4 '13 13:40

The National Ombudsman is launching an inquiry into Government's dubious payment habits. Ombudsman Alex Brenninkmeijer said on his website that while it is a legal requirement that invoices are paid within 30 days, Government is among the debtors who often don't pay in time, according to a report by the association of Credit Management Companies.

Dec 4 '13 13:19

The Netherlands wants to support Cocoa industry in Ghana.

Dec 4 '13 13:10

Finance Minister and Eurogroup chairman, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, thinks Greece may not receive a payout from the loan program of the Eurozone this month.

Dec 4 '13 13:04

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is interested in investing in the Netherlands.

Dec 4 '13 04:34

The NS may possibly have to take the setback of Fyra of 119 million euros for their account. Finance Minister, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, ( PvdA ) and State Secretary of Infrastructure, Wilma Mansveld, ( PvdA ) are going to engage in talks with the railway company, according to a letter of the Minister to the Lower House.

Made by Apple
Dec 4 '13 04:31

Gadget giant, Apple, opens its own new store in Haarlem on December, 7. It'll be the second official Apple Store in The Netherlands. The company opened its first store on the Leidseplein in Amsterdam.

Dec 3 '13 14:49

The Ministry of Development has faced eighty cases of fraud or abuse of aid funds over the last three years. The number of reports shows an increase from 21 in 2010, to 27 in 2011, and 31 in 2012.

Dec 3 '13 10:05

The Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University is one the best business schools in Europe.

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