Expedited liquidation

Besides a regular dissolution procedure, Dutch legislation provides for a simplified dissolution procedure. If a legal person has no assets The assets of a Dutch company reflect the value of all that the company possesses
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and wants to dissolve, the dissolution can take place without liquidation. This is different from the regular dissolution procedure where liquidation of assets is required.

Under the expedited liquidation the shareholders’ meeting adopts a resolution to dissolve and the legal person ceases to exist with immediate effect. Only requirement is to notify the registers where the legal person registered. This expedited liquidation can only be applied to shell companies however.


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