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Influencer marketing: 5 tips for your influencer contracts

Influencer marketing: 5 tips for your influencer contracts
13/01/2022

Influencer marketing is a form of marketing in which companies use the online influence and relevant knowledge of people called “influencers”. Influencers are present on one or more social networking platforms and have a community of subscribers who follow their content 

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Collective agreements - EU to limit impact of competition law on self-employed people

Collective agreements - EU to limit impact of competition law on self-employed people
09/01/2022

On 9 December, the European Commission published draft Guidelines on the application of EU competition law to collective agreements on the working conditions of solo self-employed people providing services.

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The liability of a subsidiary for a competition law infringement by the parent company

The liability of a subsidiary for a competition law infringement by the parent company
27/12/2021

In case C-882/19 (Sumal v Mercedes Benz Trucks España), the Court of Justice of the European Union (“the Court of Justice”) addressed the question of the liability of a subsidiary for an infringement of article 101 TFEU committed by the parent company. The Court of Justice allows victims of an infringement of competition law to seek compensation from subsidiaries of the parent company held liable for the infringement

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High time to check and adapt the contractual terms: stricter payment terms in B2B relations as of 1 February 2022

High time to check and adapt the contractual terms: stricter payment terms in B2B relations as of 1 February 2022
20/12/2021

As of 1 February 2022, new rules on payment terms will mandatorily apply to all B2B contracts in Belgium. These rules are included in the Act of 2 August 2002 on combating late payment in commercial transactions (2002 Act), as modified in August 2021.

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Nouvelle réglementation sur les pratiques commerciales déloyales dans les relations entre entreprises au sein de la chaîne alimentaire

Nouvelle réglementation sur les pratiques commerciales déloyales dans les relations entre entreprises au sein de la chaîne alimentaire
16/12/2021

La directive européenne portant sur les pratiques commerciales déloyales B2B au sein de la chaîne de distribution agroalimentaire vient d’être transposée en droit belge par une loi publiée ce 15 décembre 2021 au Moniteur belge

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Nouvelle réglementation sur les pratiques commerciales déloyales dans les relations entre entreprises au sein de la chaîne alimentaire

Nouvelle réglementation sur les pratiques commerciales déloyales dans les relations entre entreprises au sein de la chaîne alimentaire
16/12/2021

La directive européenne portant sur les pratiques commerciales déloyales B2B au sein de la chaîne de distribution agroalimentaire vient d’être transposée en droit belge par une loi publiée ce 15 décembre 2021 au Moniteur belge

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The Market Court annuls Belgian Competition Authority’s decision in the Caudalie case

The Market Court annuls Belgian Competition Authority’s decision in the Caudalie case
13/12/2021

The Market Court has annulled the Belgian Competition Authority’s decision that imposed a fine of EUR 859,310 on Caudalie for breaching competition law by imposing minimum resale prices and restricting active 

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Lexology Getting the Deal Through : the Cartel Regulation in Belgiu

Lexology Getting the Deal Through : the Cartel Regulation in Belgiu
10/12/2021

Pierre Goffinet and Roman Spangenberg, Associate in our Competition and Regulatory practice, contributed to the 2022 edition of @Lexology Getting the Deal Through : the Cartel Regulation in Belgium.

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Kan je vervolgd worden voor een negatieve review: vrije meningsuiting of toch niet?

Kan je vervolgd worden voor een negatieve review: vrije meningsuiting of toch niet?
26/11/2021

Online reviews zijn vandaag de dag overal te vinden. Deze digitale vorm van mond-aan-mondreclame geeft consumenten een stem en biedt ondernemingen tegelijkertijd een manier om betrouwbaarheid uit te stralen.

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Prohibition of online advertising in a list of e-mails or messages – a misstep by the CJEU?

Prohibition of online advertising in a list of e-mails or messages – a misstep by the CJEU?
26/11/2021

When submitted a request for a preliminary ruling, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is expect to answer questions – not raise too many new ones. Unfortunately, a judgment on online advertising of 25 November 2021 appears to miss the mark in this respect.

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