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Article 7, first paragraph, under a, of the General Equal Treatment Act (AWGB), in conjunction with Article 1 of the AWGB, prohibits making a distinction based on nationality when, among other things, offering and providing access to goods or services. in the performance of a profession or business and in the conclusion, performance or termination of relevant agreements. [1]

Legal Action

  • 02 Apr 2014 The Netherlands Institute for Human Rights has ruled in its opinion that BinckBank vis-à-vis... has made prohibited discrimination based on nationality by terminating the provision of services. [2]
  • 23 Dec 2020 Volksbank is allowed to close bank accounts of 'unintentional American' because it refuses to provide a US identification number to the bank. The publication of a ruling by the Kifid complaints committee about the dispute between the 'unintentional American' and Volksbank and a press release about it is not unlawful. [3]