A registered partnership abroad is recognised in the Netherlands, provided it is subject to the same rules as for a registered partnership in the Netherlands. A registered partnership, such as a wedding, must be registered with the city`s population registrar. One of the most common misunderstandings in a partnership is that all partners hold an equal share of the business. Indeed, a partnership agreement can distribute the ownership interest of the company in all the ways agreed by the partners. Another illusion is that all partners must be actively involved in the business. Although a partner may be involved in the operation of a business, the partnership agreement can allow a partner to be just an investor. Accelerating change and technology. As a result of increasing developments, organizations are forced to examine new models of cooperation. Startups are increasingly collaborating with companies and creating ecosystems in which different companies (customers, suppliers, universities, policy makers, etc.) collaborate to stimulate innovation and enable technological development. A partnership allows the speed to make this change. 3. The management of all the organizations involved is committed to the partnership. It sounds obvious, but it is an essential part of any successful partnership.
In the Netherlands, partners can choose between two different forms of housing development, which are governed by law: they can marry or enter into a registered partnership. It is also possible to sign a cohabitation agreement and, of course, to live together without signing a formal agreement. More than ever, companies are looking for ways to establish a balanced network with their partners. “A partnership means establishing and maintaining close cooperation between a limited number of clients and suppliers,” says Waseem Alkhateeb, partner at KPMG Management Consulting. Together with his colleague Maarten Visser, Waseem is responsible for KPMG`s partnership offering and helps organizations develop and maintain partnerships. 1. Partnering begins with yourself and your own organization.