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The future’s bright, the future’s Oranje – and Belgium?

The future’s bright, the future’s Oranje – and Belgium?
03/06/2021

Belgium’s Pro League clubs caught much of the football world by surprise when they announced in March that they had “unanimous support to giving the possible realization of the Beneleague every opportunity”

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5 common mistakes in contracting with Chinese parties

5 common mistakes in contracting with Chinese parties
01/04/2021

In practices, we see some common mistakes appear repeatedly in commercial contracts concluded between western parties and Chinese parties. Those mistakes may lead to serious negative legal consequences (such as invalidity of the contract), however, they are also very easy to avoid. The way is to know the mistake when you are making one.

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Hoofddoekenverbod voor personeelsleden van een lokaal bestuur: rechtmatige of ongeoorloofde discriminatie?

Hoofddoekenverbod voor personeelsleden van een lokaal bestuur: rechtmatige of ongeoorloofde discriminatie?
28/01/2021

Bespreking van het arrest van het Arbeidshof Gent van 12 oktober 2020 inzake de Achbita-zaak.

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Flemish Region: extension of the scope of the commercial lease loan to businesses of the events sector as per 12 june 2020

Flemish Region: extension of the scope of the commercial lease loan to businesses of the events sector as per 12 june 2020
29/08/2020

The Flemish government already announced on 29 May 2020 that they would provide a commercial lease loan (‘handelshuurlening’ / ‘prêt de bail commercial’) to tenants who were forced to close their businesses due to COVID-19.

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Mr. Peter De Ryck

Covid-19 and the passing of notarial deeds – Update of our E-flash of 24 March 2020
02/04/2020

In response to the current situation pursuant to Covid-19, the Royal Federation for Belgian Notaries has issued certain guidelines for the Belgian Notaries.

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COVID-19: a multi country overview of supportive measures

COVID-19: a multi country overview of supportive measures
24/03/2020

Throughout the world, countries take a multitude of measures in an effort to limit the economic impact of COVID-19. The PwC network has compiled an overview of the different measures that are available to support businesses in +50 countries around the globe.

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Covid-19 and the passing of notarial deeds

Covid-19 and the passing of notarial deeds
24/03/2020

In response to the current situation pursuant to Covid-19, the Royal Federation for Belgian Notaries has issued strict guidelines for the Belgian Notaries. 

In order to avoid physical contact and the spreading of the virus as much as possible, Belgian Notaries are only allowed to pass notarial deeds if such deeds are extremely urgent or if the financial consequences would be too big should the deed not be passed. 

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It takes someone special to be a compliance professional

It takes someone special to be a compliance professional
14/09/2018

We could hardly pretend that one single approach could help any company sail over its regulatory and compliance challenges. And certainly not in Belgium, especially for SMEs.

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The framework of the compliance function is becoming increasingly complex

The framework of the compliance function is becoming increasingly complex
14/09/2018

In recent years, a lot of new regulations have been introduced around the world to combat bribery and corruption in business. Moreover, fines totalling more than eleven billion euro have been issued in six years

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Mrs. Elke Janssens

Compliance consists of both prevention and remediation
14/09/2018

Compliance has become a key concern not only in the financial sector but in business circles in general.

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