Booking.com B.V., registered in Amsterdam, offers an online accommodation booking service. He is the owner, controller and manager of the website, www.booking.com. Internationally, Booking.com is backed by various local companies – you can see below the list of our support companies around the world. It is the task of these support companies to support Booking.com in the country. Support companies do not provide an online booking service and do not own, control, host, manage or maintain the Booking.com website (or any other website). Booking.com is based solely at its headquarters in Amsterdam and not in the offices of support companies around the world. Support companies are not allowed to act as litigation agents or Booking.com As Junior Legal Counsel – Labour Law, you will be part of the legal team and advise and advise all Dutch areas of labour law and human resources in the Netherlands and work closely with the Human Resources Department. You report to senior counsel – Labour Law. You will be part of the legal department (report to the General Counsel) and work from our global headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The legal department acts as a point of service and support for all areas of activity and is responsible for all legal issues faced by Booking.com worldwide. The team currently consists of 18 people (14 from Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2 from Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1 from Seattle and 1 from Singapore). We have included links to the websites of different municipalities and other guides below, but this list is not a complete overview of all mandatory legal requirements.
You may need to meet additional requirements – such as licenses, permits, health and safety obligations, or zoning rules – before you can make your property available for short- or long-term rental on our platform. You should also seek your own independent legal advice. You will be a member of the legal team that assesses risk, ensures compliance and protects the company from legal challenges. You will provide legal advice on competition-related issues with the employment legal team. If you are a partner based in Austria, we are legally obliged to declare data including your legal name, address and VAT number, as well as the type of service you provide (for our partners it is accommodation) and the monthly turnover you generate on our platform. If you organize longer stays, you may be subject to landlord-tenant laws. These vary by location and may impose additional legal obligations on you while giving guests additional legal rights. For example, in some places, guests who stay in a house or apartment for a certain period of time may be protected by tenants` rights, or there may be limits on the amount of „rent“ you can charge them.
By 31 January of each year, we must report data on bookings made during the previous calendar year. We first reported this data in January 2021. You can leave your email address and we will send you an email when there is a new job offer for legal counsel. The only required data that we may not yet have is a partner`s VAT number. If you reside in Austria and have not yet provided us with your VAT identification number, we recommend that you do so as soon as possible in order to avoid requests from the Austrian authorities. To do this, log in to the extranet, click Finance, and then click VAT Details. What happens if a partner does not want us to share their data Regardless of these data reporting obligations, we are required to register your VAT identification number – or the reason why you do not need to be registered for VAT in Austria – if the turnover you generate through our platform exceeds €35,000 in a calendar year. If we do not receive this information, we are obliged to block your ownership of our platform.
We cannot tell you whether you need to register for VAT in Austria. If you need more information, we recommend that you contact your tax advisor or accountant. Booking.com is the largest company of Booking Holdings, a leading Fortune 500 e-commerce conglomerate with a market capitalization of approximately $80 billion. At Booking.com, we are united by a single mission: to empower people to experience the world. Whether at our headquarters in Amsterdam or in one of our 210 offices around the world, our 17,000 employees work hard to achieve more than a million travel dreams every day. As we continue to evolve at an incredible pace and open our next chapter – experiences, homes and apartments, new technologies – we are actively recruiting the next generation of global leaders and entrepreneurs with exciting opportunities for a wide range of functions. We recommend that you check the local rules and regulations before accepting a longer stay. For more detailed information, as well as the latest updates on the laws and regulations that apply to you, visit your municipality`s website. Booking.com B.V. (the company behind Booking.com) is registered and resides in Amsterdam, the Netherlands („Booking.com™“, „we“, „us“ or „our“), from where it provides an online accommodation booking service (the „Service“) on its website (the „Website“) and is internationally supported by its local group companies (the „Support Companies“).
Support companies only offer in-house support for Booking.com B.V. The Support Companies do not provide the Service and do not own, operate or administer the Site or any other Website. If you have any questions about Booking.com, the Service (i.e.dem the online accommodation booking service) and the Website, or if you wish to send or deliver any documents, correspondence, communications or other communications relating to Booking.com, the Service, the Website or press inquiries, please contact Booking.com B.V. directly Booking.com B.V. does not accept or assume its residence in any place, place or office in the world (including the registered office of its support companies), with the exception of its registered office in Amsterdam. Support companies do not work and are not allowed to act as a process or service agent of Booking.com B.V. Reservations cannot be made in or through support companies. What happens if a partner does not provide the data we need for us It is important to us that the areas in which you operate remain thriving places for visitors and residents. Some of these cities have introduced laws and regulations on short- and long-term rentals to protect you and your guests. Before registering your accommodation with us, make sure you are aware of these regulations that affect your city, region or country. -Provide (feedback for) competition law training and feedback/feedback for the company; In many areas, homeowners now need to have a permit or license if they want to list their property as a short-term vacation rental.
In some places, local authorities limit bookings to a certain number of nights per year. In other cases, there may be restrictions on the number of people who can stay at your property. We are legally obliged to pass on our partners` information to the Austrian authorities, even if a partner asks us to do so. -More than 4 years of relevant experience in the field of competition law / antitrust law, either in a reputable (international) law firm and / or a competition authority and / or internally in a large company (especially with regard to abuse of dominant position); -The ability to test, critically examine and read data and evidence; What the Austrian Ministry of Finance is doing with this data This team will help expand and defend Booking.com that have a tangible impact on internal and external stakeholders. Individuals need to be able to understand business challenges and come up with creative ideas to support our rapid growth while being compliant. The contact details of Booking.com`s Amsterdam can be found below under Europe/Netherlands. And the contact details of each of our support companies around the world are also listed – but keep in mind that you can`t make a reservation at one of these offices. We are looking for a lawyer specialized in competition law.
The role of a competition lawyer is to respond to investigations from competition authorities around the world, manage legal proceedings in competition law and advise the company on day-to-day competition and antitrust issues (in particular in the area of abuse of a dominant position, taking into account Booking.com ambitions and growth in certain markets).