In the context of the fight against money laundering and financing of terrorism, the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Act applies to the providing of services by civil law notaries, lawyers and tax advisers. This act implements directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing On the basis of the aforementioned Act, above mentioned advisers are obliged to identify the client, prior to establishing a business relationship. If the client is a
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Article 1 Definitions In this complaints procedure the terms set out below shall have the following meanings: complaint: any written expression of dissatisfaction by or on behalf of a client vis-à-vis the lawyer or the person(s) working under his/her responsibility regarding the conclusion or execution of a client engagement for professional services (overeenkomst van opdracht), the quality of such services provided or the amount invoiced for such services, excluding, however, a complaint within the meaning of paragraph 4 of the Netherlands Law on the Attorney Profession (Advocatenwet); complainant: a client or his representative, filing a complaint; complaints officer: the lawyer
MR. B.A.S. (BAS) VAN LEEUWEN has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): General Practice (Administrative and Public Law, Civil Law and Criminal Law) Criminal Law Practice (Financial Criminal Law, Economic Offences, Criminal Tax Law and Environmental Criminal Law). Based on this registration, he/she is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.
VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRMMaliesingel 23581 BA Utrecht-CityThe Netherlands Telephone +31 (0) 85 130 16 26Fax +31 (0) 85 130 16 27E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Chamber of Commerce: 68274491VAT-number: NL857370844B01 MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN, attorney at law, is registered with Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten (The Dutch Bar Association). By Dutch law, law firms have to verify the identity of clients, in certain situations, before accepting an assignment and report unusual transactions to a central authority. Please ask MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN, attorney at law, if you have questions on this law. See also the Dutch website of Bureau Financieel Toezicht. MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN, attorney
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