Eddy Bauw and Ivo Giesen in the Volkskrant and Trouw (Dutch newspapers)

Tuesday, August 23 the Volkskrant (newspaper) published an article in which Ucall-researchers Eddy Bauw and Ivo Giesen explain the consequences of the disclosure of a settlement agreement between the Staatsloterij (National Lottery) and one of its customers. They state that knowledge of the content of the agreement can have a huge impact on the path other lawsuits against the Staatsloterij will follow.

Read the full article (in Dutch) here.

Also Trouw (newspaper) published an article on the consequences of the disclosure of the settlement agreement, and spoke to Eddy Bauw. Bauw suggests that the Staatsloterij (National Lotery) could come up with a collective scheme.

You can find the full article (in Dutch) here.




Book presentation: Judicial decisions on the Law of International Organizations

14 September 2016 the book Judicial Decisions on the Law of International Organizations, edited by Cedric Ryngaert, Ige Dekker, Ramses Wessel and Jan Wouters will be presented at the Asser Institute. During the evening the book will be introduced and different speakers will give presentations. Among which Prof. Dr. Axel Hagedorn, who will explain the Screbrenica case from a lawyers’s perspective.

Click here for the complete program and information regarding registration.



Renée Kool participated in 9th international conference of the EFRJ

Renée Kool participated in the 9th international conference of the European Forum for Restorative Justice ‘Realising Restorative Justice: Human Rights and Personal Realities’, which took place from 22-24 June in Leiden. Renée gave a workshop on the theme ‘RJ, Human Rights and Personal Realities’.



EenVandaag item and parliamentary questions in response to report ‘Naleving Claimcode’

On the 17th of June, EenVandaag paid attention to the report ‘Naleving Claimcode’ (Compliance with the Claimcode), written by Tess van der Linden (Student Assistent of Ucall) under supervision of Eddy Bauw. The report concludes that, although compliance with the Claimcode has improved compared to four years ago, the aim of the code is achieved only to a limited extent . Eddy Bauw, who is interviewed in the news program, indicates that the differences between representative organizations with regard to the level of compliance have increased. Click here for the reportage and full report.

In response to the television program, parliamentary questions have been asked by Gispen and Gesthuizen (both SP) to the Minister of Security and Justice. Click here for the parliamentary questions.



UCALL research report on liability resulting from mining activities sent to Dutch Parliament

On the 23rd of June, the Dutch Minister for Economic Affairs has sent a UCALL research report on liability resulting from mining activities to the Dutch Parliament. The report contains the outcomes of a comparative legal study into the compensation for damages resulting from (previous) coal mining activities in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. The report has been written by UCALL researchers Eddy Bauw (project leader), Emanuel van Dongen (project coordinator), Martijn van Kogelenberg and Michiel van Rede (both employed at the Molengraaff Instituut for Private Law). The project was funded by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.