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Regional aid for Brussels hotels and aparthotels: eligibility criteria

Regional aid for Brussels hotels and aparthotels: eligibility criteria
29/10/2020

On 17 July 2020, the government of the Brussels-Capital Region decided to grant support measures for hotels and aparthotels severely impacted by the sanitary crisis.

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Jaarlijks actieplan 2021: indienen vóór 1 november!

Jaarlijks actieplan 2021: indienen vóór 1 november!
28/10/2020

U bent verplicht om ten laatste op 31 oktober 2020 uw jaarlijks actieplan voor 2021 ter advies over te maken aan het Comité voor Preventie en Bescherming op het Werk.

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Mrs. Vanessa Marquette
Ms. Sara De Moor

A regulator’s perspective: cloud outsourcing in the insurance sector
28/10/2020

The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) has issued fifteen recommendations for cloud service providers in the insurance sector, which will apply as from 1 January 2021.

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Mrs. Sandra Lodewijckx
Mrs. Karen Janssens

Cassatie 7 september 2020: Het verband tussen de bedrieglijke verzwijging door de verzekeringsnemer en de nietigheid van de prestaties bedongen in een combinatiepolis
26/10/2020

Het Hof van Cassatie brengt deze beginselen van de nietigheid van de combinatiepolis in herinnering in bovenvermeld arrest. In casu, sloot de verzekerde een woningverzekering af, met in begrip van het brandrisico en inboedelverzekering.

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Mr. Kirian Claeyé
Ms. Laura Traest

Can A Parallel Importer Rebrand Generic Medicines?
26/10/2020

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 rebrand and repackage the imported generic version as the branded reference medicine? 

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How to handle your ex-employees’ mailboxes? The Belgian Data Protection Authority provides guidelines and a EUR 15,000 fine

How to handle your ex-employees’ mailboxes? The Belgian Data Protection Authority provides guidelines and a EUR 15,000 fine
23/10/2020

An employee is leaving a company. It happens all the time. But what do we do about their MS Outlook 365 account? The Litigation Chamber of the Belgian Data Protection Authority reminds us of the practical steps to follow with a named e-mail address after an employee has left/is dismissed.

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How to Determine the Best Work from Home Strategy for Your Company with Belgium Back in COVID-19 Mandatory Telework Mode?

How to Determine the Best Work from Home Strategy for Your Company with Belgium Back in COVID-19 Mandatory Telework Mode?
23/10/2020

Since October 19, 2020, new Belgian rules have once again made it obligatory for most employees  to “telework at home” as much as possible.

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Mr. Peter Craddock

Data protection litigation: preparing to defend yourself – or attack
23/10/2020

If people were to look, they would probably conclude that you do not fully comply with data protection rules. Top of the line security always fails somewhere, typically at the human level, and the same reasoning applies to data protection compliance

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Circular letter published on consumption cheques

Circular letter published on consumption cheques
22/10/2020

The federal government has agreed that employers will be able to grant consumption cheques to their employees to support the sectors most affected by the corona crisis.

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Mr. Bart Elias
Mrs. Pascale Moreau

National Labour Council adopts 2 COVID-19 related CBAs
22/10/2020

While our Belgian Governments are currently busy tightening the measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Labour Council (CNT - NAR) concluded 2 new COVID-19-related collective bargaining agreements (CBA) on 7 October 2020: CBA no. 148 and CBA no. 103/5.

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