• #40: Dutch money laundering articles are being misused

    In Lawlunch #21  we brought to the attention that we are noticing a shift in the perception of the presumption of innocence. The presumption of innocence dictates that the burden of proof lays with the prosecuting authority. This also entails that in principle the right......

  • #39: Blinded by the cause

    From the previous Lawlunches it becomes clear that the fight against (tax) fraud is fierce. “Facilitators”, such as tax advisors and financial institutions, are targeted by the various government institutions as described in Lawlunch #33. In Lawlunch #37 we concluded from the annual report of......

  • #38: To proof or not to proof

    Criminal judges are given a difficult task. They need to reconstruct what happened and decide whether they are convinced somebody committed a criminal offence. The Dutch system of proof gives a judge a free hand when taking this decision: he is free in the valuation......

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