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AKD expands its Brussels Banking & Finance team

AKD expands its Brussels Banking & Finance team as Jan Missoul is appointed counsel

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DALDEWOLF - The « EU Law » team continues to grow

After announcing the appointment of Anaïs Guillerme as a partner on July 1st, DALDEWOLF is pleased to welcome two new associates to the “EU law” team: Marianne Brésart and Wadii Mi…

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Vialegis keeps on growing

Vialegis recently welcomed four consultants who will reinforce the team: Sara Beernaert, Joyce Van Caeyzeele, Marie-Laure De Leener and Kathlynn Hinnekens.

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23/09/22
Wijziging aangekondigd i.v.m. einde arbeidsovereenkomst bij …

Vorige week werd in de Kamer het wetsontwerp houdende diverse bepalingen be…

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22/09/22
Closure of undertakings in Belgium – changes on the horizon

On Friday 2 September, the Council of Ministers approved a draft act that i…

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Each day we publish several articles written by legal and tax specialists from law firms, notaries offices, the legal departments from payroll agencies and tax consultants.

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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Belgium’s new measures on employee illness – headaches for employers?

If I were to rank the employment law questions I receive by popularity, questions around long-term absence, absenteeism and generally how to deal with…

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Uitbreng van vastgoed middels uitonverdeeldheid: verkooprecht of verdeelrecht? Het Grondwettelijk Hof aan het …

De uitbreng van vastgoed uit vennootschappen waarbij het vastgoed wordt overgeheveld naar de achterliggende aandeelhouders blijft een belangrijke item…

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The brand new Belgian Act (finally) transposing the EU copyright Directive entered into force

By the Act of 19 June 2022, Belgium transposed the Directive (EU) 2019/790 into Belgian law, hereby ushering in a number of changes. It entered into f…

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Etats généraux du droit de la famille - quatrième édition

Etats généraux du droit de la famille - quatrième édition. Il reste encore des places, mais peu nombreuses dans certains ateliers. Ne tardez donc pas …

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Notarisbarometer - eerste jaarhelft 2022

De Federatie van het Notariaat (Fednot) publiceert vandaag als eerste de prijsevoluties per gemeente voor huizen en appartementen in de eerste helft v…

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Aanvraag omgevingsvergunning kan niet geweigerd worden op basis van een voorontwerp van ruimtelijk uitvoerings…

Omgevingsvergunningsaanvraag kan niet geweigerd worden op basis van een voorontwerp van ruimtelijk uitvoeringsplan. Deze evidentie wordt bevestigd in …

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Copyright fit for the internet age? (Part 3: New rules governing copyright contracts)

On 1 August 2022, the Belgian law transposing the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (“DSM directive”) (EU Directive 2019/790) was pu…

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A new framework for informal guidance… but pitfalls remain

On 24 May 2022, the European Commission issued a call for evidence on proposed changes to its Notice on informal guidance for novel or unresolved ques…

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Constitutional Court rules on the suspension of a criminal penalty for legal entities in social law affairs

In a judgement of 23 June 2022, the Belgian Constitutional Court ruled that the impossibility for a criminal court to fully or partially suspend (‘uit…

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Copyright fit for the internet age? (Part 2: New neighbouring right for press publishers & four new mandat…

On 1 August 2022, the Belgian law transposing the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (“DSM directive”) (EU Directive 2019/790) was pu…

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State aid: Amendments to the European Commission's Temporary Crisis Framework in the context of the Russian in…

On 20 July 2022, the European Commission adopted an amendment to the Temporary Crisis Framework for State aid measures to support the economy followin…

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Copyright fit for the internet age? (Part 1: Background & article 17 DSM directive)

On 1 August 2022, the Belgian law transposing the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (“DSM directive”) (EU Directive 2019/790) was pu…

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The Belgian transposition of the EU Directive on transparent and predictable working conditions: next steps fo…

The transposition of the Directive 2019/1152 on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union (the Directive) is not yet comple…

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Vergelijkingstabel tussen de uitbatingsvoorwaarden van parkings in de drie Gewesten

De uitbatingsvoorwaarden van parkeerterreinen zijn de laatste jaren het voorwerp geweest van een aantal wetswijzigingen in de drie gewesten.

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Paying a tribute is not dishonest

The General Court of the EU has recently rendered an interesting judgment about the lawfulness of “reviving” an old trade mark (Case T-250/21, EU:T:20…

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Tax reform: the Minister of Finance presents his plan

The Belgian Minister of Finance has presented his outline for tax reform, which should extend over the next ten years.

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Annick Mottet joins Ethikos

After building up and leading the Intellectual Property team at Lydian for 15 years, Annick Mottet joins Ethikos as Of Counsel. She reunites with two …

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Act on posting of drivers in the road transport sector entered into force

Earlier this summer, the Act holding various provisions with respect to the posting of drivers in the road transport sector entered into force. This A…

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EU MiFID II: ESMA consults on product governance guidelines

ESMA proposes changes to reflect ESG enhancements and findings of good and bad practices

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Airline slots: The European Commission presents to the Council and the EU Parliament a proposal to allow a mor…

On 12 July 2022, the European Commission issued a proposal for a regulation submitted for approval to the Council and the EU Parliament to allow the a…

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