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Mrs. Gisèle Rosselle
Mr. CĂ©deric Devroey
Mr. Thijs Keuleers

It's the Data...
09/04/2021

Data, data everywhere. All types: personal and non-personal. They are all invaluable. Corporations produce them and receive them. So does the potential buyer in an M&A transaction.

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Mrs. Vanessa Marquette

EU Recovery Prospectus: temporary fast-track to boost listed companies' COVID-19 recovery
09/04/2021

In addressing the severe economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European legislator amended the existing Prospectus Regulation and introduced the new EU Recovery Prospectus.

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New support measures for enterprises in difficulty: highlights from the Law of 21 March 2021

New support measures for enterprises in difficulty: highlights from the Law of 21 March 2021
07/04/2021

In the COVID-19 context and in light of the moratorium on bankruptcies ending on 31 January 2021, a new law has been adopted to further support enterprises facing financial difficulties.

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How to comply with the Belgian regulator’s requirements in the context of SFDR (Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation)

How to comply with the Belgian regulator’s requirements in the context of SFDR (Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation)
07/04/2021

In connection with the entry into force on 10 March 2021 of the European regulation on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector, the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation ("SFDR"), the Belgian regulator (“FSMA”) has set out a number of practical guidelines

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Mr. Angélique Puglisi

Détention préventive en matière de douanes et accises non soumise au contrôle de légalité de la chambre du conseil
06/04/2021

Arrêt de la Cour constitutionnelle du 4 mars 2021 (n°39/2021). En droit fiscal, les droits de douanes et accises sont soumis à des règles et une procédure administrative contenues dans une loi générale du 18 juillet 1977. La procédure judiciaire applicable en cas de fraude est également régie par cette loi. 

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Mr. Bart Elias
Mrs. Pascale Moreau

Stand-by time outside of the workplace to be considered as working time? ECJ gives guidelines in 2 recent judgments
05/04/2021

In the Matzak case, the ECJ ruled that the stand-by periods that could be spent at home but with a duty for the employee to reach the workplace within 8 minutes if called upon must be regarded as working time

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Moving the goal posts: European Commission new guidance on merger referral policy to catch non-reportable deals

Moving the goal posts: European Commission new guidance on merger referral policy to catch non-reportable deals
05/04/2021

In September last year, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced plans to use the referral mechanism under Article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation to address a perceived enforcement gap in present day EU merger control.

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Ms. Wivine Saint-Remy

Télétravail – Nouvelle mesure : Enregistrement obligatoire
02/04/2021

Le télétravail à domicile est obligatoire dans toutes les entreprises, associations, services et pour tous les membres du personnel.

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Breaking news: Belgian state held liable for incorrect implementation of European Directive 2001/23/EC

Breaking news: Belgian state held liable for incorrect implementation of European Directive 2001/23/EC
02/04/2021

In a judgment on 24 March 2021, the Labour Court of Antwerp, Division Hasselt, ordered the Belgian State to pay a compensation to an employee who was not taken over within the framework of a judicial reorganisation by transfer under judicial supervision.

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Whistleblowing – A Guide to Compliance: Part 2

Whistleblowing – A Guide to Compliance: Part 2
02/04/2021

 A Guide to Compliance is intended to provide companies with a practical guide to help them comply with their obligations under the EU Whistleblower Directive.

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