Stefan Kulk spoke on Dutch Radio 1 about the Right to be Forgotten

Stefan Kulk was a guest in the radio show of EenVandaag, to talk about the Right to be Forgotten. The matter concerned rapper Abdel, who for religious reasons, wanted old YouTube videos of him removed. When YouTube refused, he took the matter to court.

You can listen to the item through this link:






Sign up for a convention organised by Renforce and Ucall

On 23 November the researches of Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (Renforce) and Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law (Ucall) will organise a convention with the title ‘Confiscation of criminal assets in the European Union’. Experts on the area of cross-border cases on proceeds of crime will share their experiences.
Participation is free, but it is required to sign up. You can sign up here.
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Berthy van den Broek gave a lecture at the foundation advising courts in environmental law and spatial planning disputes (Stichting Advisering Bestuursrechtspraak) in the Hague.

On 19th of September 2017 Ms. van den Broek gave a lecture at the Stichting Advisering Bestuursrechtspraak (StAB) in the Hague. She addressed the current developments on the loss resulting from government planning decisions and on the compensation for loss resulting from administrative acts. Matters such as the developments on the common societal risk,  the first draft of the compensation for loss of the Environment and Planning act as well as the relationship of the latter to the General Administrative Law act. You can find slides of the powerpoint presentation here.

stab 19 september 2017



François Kirsten and Eelke Sikkema published their Ucall research results on the modernization of the Dutch Code of Criminal Procedure

On the 14th of September Ucall’ers François Kirsten and Eelke Sikkema gave a presentation at the conference on the modernization of the Dutch Code of Criminal Procedure. They presented the results of their research which they executed in instruction of the WODC. The procedure of referencing for preliminary rulings to the Dutch Supreme Court (Hoge Raad) in civil cases was being evaluated as was the desirability of implementing such a procedure in criminal law. At the conference it became clear that the propositions where mostly adopted by the Ministry of Security and Justice. In the legislative operation for the modernization of the Dutch Code of Criminal Procedure is given the possibility of referencing for preliminary rulings to the Dutch Supreme Court (Hoge Raad).




Register for these masterclasses

Masterclass Overheidsaansprakelijkheid, 16 en 23 november 2017
Deze interactieve masterclass biedt overzicht van wetgeving en jurisprudentie, dat nodig is voor de afhandeling van vraagstukken op het gebied van overheidsaansprakelijkheid. De masterclass is speciaal ontwikkeld voor juridische professionals en advocaten die in korte tijd hun kennis van aansprakelijkheid willen actualiseren.

Masterclass Samenwerking tussen lokale en regionale overheden, start: 25 januari 2018
Masterclass Gunningsmethodieken, 5 en 6 februari 2018
Specialisatieopleiding Aanbestedingsrecht voor de inkooppraktijk, start: 5 maart 2018

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