This work is an English translation, featured opposite the original Dutch text, of the new law on companies and other legal persons contained in Book 2 of the Netherlands Antilles Civil Code, which entered into force on 1 March 2004. It includes a translation of the transitional regulations enacted following the introduction of this new legislation.
The translation made by H.C.S. Warendorf, member of the Amsterdam Bar, and R.L. Thomas, solicitor in London, is published in Kluwer Law International's Series of Legislation in Translation.
For non-Dutch speaking residents of the Netherlands Antilles, practitioners advising on Netherlands Antilles law as well as persons or firms interested in the regulation of company and corporate law, this work will be essential. H.C.S. Warendorf and R.L. Thomas, experienced legal translators, made similar translations of Dutch corporate and commercial law in the looseleaf series Companies and other Legal Persons under Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles Law and Netherlands Business Legislation, published by Kluwer Law International.