1. Lancers is
a legal and tax consultancy, located
in Amsterdam. The laws of the Netherlands are applicable.
will only be accepted and carried into effect by either the partners
of Lancers jointly, or the partners separately. In the matter of assignments
accepted and to be carried into effect by the partners jointly, article
7:407 section 2 of the Dutch Civil Code does not apply.
3. The liability
of Lancers' partners is restricted to the amount to which a claim
awarded under the professional liability insurance(s) of the partner(s)
in the matter concerning, to be augmented by the amount of the 'own-risk'
which will not be at cost to the insurance company with accord to
terms and conditions of the insurance policy. If required, further
information will be provided concerning the professional liability
signed by Lancers.
4. Any persons/clients
making use of the services rendered by the partners of Lancers grants
authorisation to the persons rendering these services, to give other
persons of Lancers access to necessary information, if this is of benefit
to the services provided.
5. If the services
of a third party on client matters is considered useful and / or necessary,
the client concerned will be consulted with in advance in so far as
practically possible. Due care will be exercised in choosing the third
party. Lancers' partners are not liable for any shortcomings of the
third party. Lancers' partners are also entitled to accept (also) on
behalf of the client, any restriction of liability of the third party
invoked, without prior consultation with the client.
6. The legal relation
between the partners of Lancers and the client as well as those using
the services of the first-named is submitted to Dutch laws.
7. The competent
court in Amsterdam, the Netherlands will exclusively arrange in disputes.
8. Rights of action
and other powers of whatever nature against the partners of Lancers
jointly or separately regarding services rendered by or on their behalf,
always lapse one year after the moment on which the party concerned
took cognizance, or reasonably could have taken cognizance of the existence
of these rights and powers.
9.The general conditions
are stipulated for the partners of Lancers as well as for their employees
and former employees.
conditions are drafted in the Dutch and English language. With any difference
in interpretation, the Dutch version is decisive.