Morning newspapers – 4 May 2007

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Almost all the morning papers reported on the court ruling on Thursday which ordered ABN Amro to consult shareholders before going forward with a proposed sale of US subsidiary LaSalle.

Almost all the morning papers reported on the court ruling on Thursday which ordered ABN Amro to consult shareholders before going forward with a proposed sale of US subsidiary LaSalle.

De Telegraaf

Wood prices skyrocketing

The prices for fences, garden sheds and wooden garden chairs have been skyrocketing over the past few months as the result of scarcity. Importers are seeing price increases of up to 40 percent.

Trouw

House arrest instead of prison cell

Courts will be given the possibility of imposing house arrest of up to four months as a major penalty. Justice Minister Hirsch Ballin expects this penalty can serve in cases when a fine or community service is regarded as not harsh enough, and prison time is seen as too harsh or unnecessary.

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End is nigh for Lijst Pim Fortuyn

Almost five years have passed since the assassination of Pim Fortuyn and the national office of the party he started, the LPF, has shut its doors.


Het Financieele Dagblad

ABN Amro convicted in flotation of World Online

ABN Amro and Goldman Sachs acted unlawfully towards investors during the flotation of internet company World Online in 2000. The court in Amsterdam made this ruling on Thursday in an appeal case brought by the Dutch Investors' Association (VEB).

[Copyright Expatica News 2007]

Subject: Dutch news

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