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Modernisation de la profession d'avocat

Le ministre de la justice, M. Van Quickenborne, a mis, parmi ses projets, celui de procéder à une réforme des professions judiciaires dans le sens de leur modernisation. Après avoi…

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Liedekerke launches rebrand with shortened name, new website and revisited brand identity

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick has launched a complete rebrand that includes a new visual identity with changes to its logo and colour scheme, a new website and shortene…

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LLM in International and European Law in Brussels - online info session December 8, 2022

Our LLM has updated its curriculum in the Spring of 2022 to reflect the latest legal trends. It offers in-depth expertise on the core contemporary areas of international and Europe…

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Heiploeg’s impact on Belgian insolvency law

The European Court of Justice’s (“ECJ”) Plessers judgment seemed to cause a…

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No longer public access to UBO data without legitimate inter…

On 22 November 2022, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU"…

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It is the perfect way for lawyers at the Bar, in-house counsel, barristers, solicitors, notaries, bailiffs, paralegals and any other legal professional with an interest in Belgian and European law to keep informed of new legislative initiatives, case law, legal doctrine and all other legal developments on the Belgian legal scene!

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Can parallel importers (re)brand generic medicines? The CJEU limits the ‘room for manoeuvre’

If a branded medicine and its generic version are put on the EEA market by economically-linked undertakings, is a parallel importer then allowed to re…

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Belgium regulates the marketing of insurance policies for the purchase of multimedia devices

The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) imposes (via a Regulation) restrictive conditions on the commercialisation, vis-à-vis consumers, o…

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Three New Rules on Incapacity for Work Enter Into Force Today in Belgium

Today, the Act of 30 October 2022 enters into force, introducing three new employment law measures.

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Journée internationale pour l’élimination de la violence à l’égard des femmes

Aujourd’hui est la Journée internationale pour l’élimination de la violence à l’égard des femmes. AVOCATS.BE a souhaité mettre en lumière cette Journé…

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New rules on medical force majeure and the medical certificate

A new Act, which includes various provisions on incapacity for work, was published in the Belgian State Gazette on 18 November 2022.

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Une longue vie semble promise à la taxe sur les comptes-titres 2.0.

Dans son arrêt du 27 octobre 2022, la Cour constitutionnelle a en grande partie conforté la nouvelle taxe sur les comptes-titres (« TACT »). La Cour s…

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Nieuwe regels in verband met het toezicht op de woninghuurprijzen in Brussel

Het Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest nam in 2017 eigen regels aan in verband met de woninghuur, die in werking traden op 1 januari 2018. In oktober 2022…

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Steven De Schrijver joins Agio Legal

One of the leading experts in Belgium on cross-border M&A in the TMT & Life Science sectors and Technology Law, Steven De Schrijver, has joine…

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Labour Deal broadens night work rules for e-commerce

The Labour Deal introduces some new elements with regards to night work in e-commerce.

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Nieuwe regels arbeidsongeschiktheid

Vandaag (18 november 2022) werd de wet houdende diverse bepalingen betreffende arbeidsongeschiktheid gepubliceerd in het Belgisch Staatsblad. De wet b…

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Mandatory asbestos certificate

As from 23 November 2022, an asbestos certificate will be required for most buildings built prior to 2001 in the Flanders Region, which are sold or ot…

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DORA: the forthcoming EU legal framework on Digital Operational Resilience in the financial sector

The rules on the use of information and communication technology ("ICT") in the financial sector were traditionally country and institution-specific t…

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Belgium implements important changes to employment law in 2022

The following article highlights the most important changes that Belgium has adopted this year in the area of employment law.

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CMS Campus Event - Save the date 16 February 2023,

Join our Campus Event on 16 February 2023 to get info about CMS, the largest European law firm, speak openly with our lawyers and discover what we hav…

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L’état de droit sur tous les fronts

Nous avons tendance à vite relever les manquements à l’état de droit parfois criants dans d’autres pays où la situation politique pose problème au reg…

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Unveiling the Complexity of the Belgian MedTech Legal Landscape

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Bird & Bird appoints Tax disputes specialist Olivier Bertin as partner in Brussels

Het internationale advocatenkantoor Bird & Bird heeft specialist fiscale geschillen Olivier Bertin aangetrokken als vennoot in Brussel.

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Het lot van CVBA’s na het WVV: wat wordt de nieuwe rechtsvorm voor uw vennootschap?

Als gevolg van de krachtlijn van de vereenvoudiging van het vennootschapsrecht, werden enkele vennootschapsvormen die onder het Wetboek van vennootsch…

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Invisible life to the rescue: EU facilitates approval of micro-organisms in plant protection products

Micro-organisms or microbes (e.g. bacteria, fungi or protozoa) are invisible to us but play a significant ecological role as they help to break down o…

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Milieustakingsrechter kan ook voorlopige maatregelen treffen

In een vonnis van de milieustakingsrechter van de rechtbank in Veurne van 9 november 2022 worden hinderbeperkende maatregelen opgelegd in afwachting v…

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