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Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions Foundation International Legal Institute

  1. The International Legal Institute Foundation is a foundation established under Dutch law. The foundation has its seat in The Hague. The International Legal Institute Foundation aims to provide information about international and foreign law, as well as about Dutch law for foreign applicants.
  2. These general terms and conditions apply to all legal relationships between the client and the International Legal Institute Foundation, including follow-up assignments and new assignments.
  3. All assignments are deemed to have been exclusively given and accepted by the International Legal Institute Foundation, even if it is the explicit or tacit intention that an assignment is performed by a specific person. The applicability of Article 7:404 of the Dutch Civil Code, which provides a regulation for the latter case, and of Article 7:407 paragraph 2 of the Dutch Civil Code, which establishes joint and several liability for cases in which an assignment is given to two or more persons, is expressly excluded. .
  4. The International Legal Institute Foundation is free to engage third parties in the execution of the assignment. On the basis of these general terms and conditions, the International Legal Institute Foundation is authorized by the client to accept any general terms and conditions or limitations of liability of third parties on behalf of the client. Any liability of the International Legal Institute Foundation for a failure by a third party is excluded. In the event of a failure by the third party, the client therefore only has a direct claim against the third party, which, if agreed, is governed by the conditions accepted by the International Legal Institute Foundation on behalf of the client in the context of this article.
  5. Any liability of the International Legal Institute Foundation is always limited to the amount that is paid out in the relevant case under the applicable liability insurance of the International Legal Institute Foundation, increased by the amount of the deductible that is payable under the applicable insurance agreement in the relevant case. account of the International Legal Institute Foundation.
  6. If, for whatever reason, no payment should be made under the insurance referred to in Article 5, any liability is limited to the amount charged by the International Legal Institute Foundation in the relevant case in the relevant year.
  7. Any claim against the International Legal Institute Foundation will lapse if the claim for compensation for damage has not been brought before a court within one year, calculated from the day on which the client could reasonably have been aware of the facts and circumstances on which the claim is based. In any case, the claim lapses if the claim relates to a shortcoming in a written advice drawn up by the International Legal Institute Foundation, after one year after that advice was issued.
  8. Written advice will only be used by the client for the purpose as indicated by the client when issuing the order. The written advice will not be used for any other purpose, unless the International Legal Institute Foundation has agreed to this in writing.
  9. The client indemnifies the International Legal Institute Foundation against all claims by third parties that are in any way related to or arise from the client’s assignment and/or the work performed for the client.
  10. The liability limitations stipulated in these general terms and conditions do not apply if the liability has arisen through intent or willful recklessness on the part of the International Legal Institute Foundation and/or its management.
  11. Unless otherwise agreed, the fee of the International Legal Institute Foundation will be calculated on the basis of the number of hours worked multiplied by the hourly rates set annually by the International Legal Institute Foundation. Expenses paid by the International Legal Institute Foundation for the benefit of the client will be charged separately.
  12. All amounts are exclusive of VAT and exclusive of any tax, surcharge or comparable increase that the client or the International Legal Institute Foundation is obliged to pay or charge on the basis of applicable regulations. In principle, the work is charged monthly with a payment term of 14 days. The Client is not authorized to suspend and/or set off any amount.
  13. These general terms and conditions have been drawn up in the Dutch and English language. In the event of a dispute about the content or purport of these general terms and conditions, the Dutch text will be binding.
  14. The legal relationship to which these general terms and conditions apply is governed by Dutch law. Disputes will be settled by the Court in The Hague. If the International Legal Institute Foundation acts as the claimant, it is notwithstanding this authorized to bring the dispute before another competent court.

These general terms and conditions were filed with the Chamber of Commerce on September 1, 2017 under number 41150411.