A terrible precedent for aviation leasing and finance is being set – Take Action!

The Indian government is to assist SpiceJet in retaining its aircraft as lessors try to repossess their equipment after breach of contract. This response comes now as we here said it might because the Indian government has recently been thrown the leeway to make this move by the huge lessor interest in the Air India … Continue reading A terrible precedent for aviation leasing and finance is being set – Take Action!

Aruba recibe el pasajero “1,000,000”

Hoy Aruba recibió su pasajero numero 1,000,000 que visita la isla en plan vacacional. El millón turista se determina a base de los turistas que permanecen el la isla en un hotel. Además de esta cantidad este ano ya Aruba sur paso 700,000 turistas que visitaron la isla con un barco crucero pues que no … Continue reading Aruba recibe el pasajero “1,000,000”

Aruba first in the Dutch Caribbean to get appeal in tax matters in two instances as of January 2015

As of January 2015 Aruba tax subjects will have the possibility to appeal at the Court in First instance and the Court of Appeals in tax matters. This pursuant to legislation adopted this week in the Senate of Aruba. The legislation adopted is the first step towards opening appeal in a third instance at the … Continue reading Aruba first in the Dutch Caribbean to get appeal in tax matters in two instances as of January 2015

Aruba introduces Automated Passport Control Kiosks: this enhances travel to the U.S.A.

On December 8, 2014 the Aruba airport introduced a new automated passport system. With the new passport control kiosk Aruba leads the Caribbean into automated passenger processing. The Automated Passport Control Kiosks (APC kiosks) are installed and passengers traveling to the United States are able to use it. Aruba is the only airport in the … Continue reading Aruba introduces Automated Passport Control Kiosks: this enhances travel to the U.S.A.

Patrick Honnebier, Adjunct Professor, LL.M. Program in Air and Space Law, The University of Mississippi School of Law

Patrick Honnebier is identified as one of the very few aircraft finance lawyers having obtained the benefits of both worlds. He is a long-standing academic and also he has a vast practical expertise in international aviation finance and lease laws. The combination of scholarly legal knowledge and its direct application in practice makes him a … Continue reading Patrick Honnebier, Adjunct Professor, LL.M. Program in Air and Space Law, The University of Mississippi School of Law

The Curacao Foundations and the Quebec Trust: A comparative overview of the civil and fiscal aspects

1.     Origin of the Common Foundation in the Dutch Kingdom 1.1     Introduction of the Common Foundation the Netherlands The Foundation dates as far back as the Roman period. Although it might be argued that the term and/or concept legal entity as such may not have existed, as we know it today. In the literature references … Continue reading The Curacao Foundations and the Quebec Trust: A comparative overview of the civil and fiscal aspects