Doing business in Aruba?  What you (really) need to know

Doing business in Aruba?  What you (really) need to know This week, I want to share some thoughts on doing business in Aruba. There is a lot published out there by government departments and many professionals, but they all follow the same party line. Things like “we have a stable government, we speak many languages, […]

Farewell as President of the Board of the Fundacion Museo Arubano

Farewell as President of the Board of the Fundacion Museo Arubano With a mix of emotions, I write this farewell as the President of the Board of the Fundacion Museo Arubano (“FMA”). I am proud to have served this organization for the past few years, but it is time for my fellow board members, dr. […]

Note to the Government Read the flipping constitution

Note to the Government: Read the flipping constitution The weekly LEGAL column is where I break down what I observe and analyze into small bite prices from my legal perspective. By nature, I read and sometimes scan or glimpse over many judgments, articles, commentary, and….yes, I must confess sometimes, even the news.  In doing so, my […]

 The story of a slaughterhouse. Do you understand the words?

The story of a slaughterhouse. Do you understand the words? Remember that scene in the movie with Jackie Chan and Chris Rock where Chris says to the Chinese detective: “Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth”? If you did, you saw a great movie. If you haven’t and need a few […]

Are you looking for flexible employment laws?

Are you looking for flexible employment laws? Let me not keep you in suspense if the title catches your attention. You won’t find that in Aruba. In 2013 and 2021, we introduced changes to employment laws. Still, despite ongoing and consistent recommendations from clubs such as the IMFs of the world and the Dutch government, […]

Ley di humamento

E ley contra humamento den publico ta na vigor.E buki aki ta duna un splicacion completo di e ley pa bo por implement’e na un forma corecto.Prijs Afl. 75,=. * Ta inclui e texto di ley na Ingles y Hulandes

Leynan constitutional

E buki ta un referencia legal pa tur esunnan interesa den nos constitucion (statuut) y otro leynan cu ta relevante pa e funcionamento di nos pais. Haya sa e reglanan di Parlamento y Conseho di Minister y tambe con gobierno mester anda cu placa di pueblo. Obtenibel online: https://www.aboutthelaws.com/product/handboek-voor-de-staten-en-de-regering-van-aruba/ Awor na un prijs reduci pa aña […]

UBO Register in effect for Aruba as of January 1st, 2023. Should you care?

A UBO register, also known as a “beneficial ownership register,” is a database that contains information about the beneficial owners of a company or other legal entity. Beneficial owners are individuals who ultimately own or control a company, even if they do not hold legal title to the company’s assets. In many countries, UBO registers […]

E por bay subi: Comerciante waak bo budget di overtime

E por bay subi Comerciante waak bo budget di overtime Siman cu a pasa gobierno a anuncia cu e sueldo mínimo lo subi entrante 1 di Januari 2023 cu 4.3%. Mi tin e impresion cu pa hopi persona of compania e noticia aki ta mustra irrelevante paso sea e persona ta bisa  “mi no ta […]