De rechter dient zijn uitspraak te motiveren, mede omdat die motivering van belang is voor de maatschappelijke acceptatie van rechtspraak. Bij sommigen leeft de gedachte dat de ene motiveringsstijl deze acceptatie meer ten goede zou komen dan de andere.
Together with the emergence of the Dutch pre-packaged bankruptcy practice came the call for a legal basis to set a framework for the pre-pack. Establishing a legal basis for pre-packaged bankruptcy seemed over time to become like flogging a dead horse.
A Dutch court recently ruled that the pledgor and the pledgee of a pledged claim can decide on the division of creditor's powers. Can the power to negotiate a debt settlement with the debtor of the pledged claim be attributed to the pledgee of that claim?
In patent law, the compulsory licence is a measure that is discussed in every academic course, but that discussion is usually concluded with the remark: “In practice, this measure is never implemented.” Will the current pandemic change that?