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Phishing : de bank is aansprakelijk

Phishing : de bank is aansprakelijk
25/08/2021

"Phishing kostte Belgen 34 miljoen euro", "FOD Financiën waarschuwt voor frauduleuze mails: 'Niet reageren'", "Ook Test Aankoop waarschuwt voor phishingberichten in naam van bpost én van FOD Financiën". Deze krantenkoppen komen u waarschijnlijk niet onbekend voor. Criminelen hebben ontdekt dat het voor hen veel eenvoudiger en ook veel veiliger is om digitaal bij iemand in te breken dan om zich met een koevoet ter plaatse te begeven. Maar de vraag rijst wie aansprakelijk is voor de schade die u oploopt als u daar nietsvermoedend op in gaat.

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Global rise of Buy Now Pay Later: state of play in Belgium

Global rise of Buy Now Pay Later: state of play in Belgium
22/06/2021

Deferred payment methods, often called “Buy Now Pay Later (“BNPL”) solutions”, allow customers to acquire goods immediately while spreading the payment of the purchase price over time.

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The ELTIF: amendments in the Belgian AIFM Law

The ELTIF: amendments in the Belgian AIFM Law
17/06/2021

On 19 April 2021, a draft law on diverse financial provisions (the “Draft Law”) was published. The Draft Law was adopted by the Parliament at the end of May. Amongst other things, it amends the Belgian AIFM Law to integrate the ELTIF fund status

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Sustainable Finance Package:  what next for Taxonomy, NFRD and MiFID II/UCITS/AIFMD/Insurance ESG amendments

Sustainable Finance Package: what next for Taxonomy, NFRD and MiFID II/UCITS/AIFMD/Insurance ESG amendments
26/04/2021

The Commission has released a bumper package of sustainable finance legislation. We have the more or less final version of the Taxonomy screening criteria for climate change, the proposal for the new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

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CSSF circular on governance and security requirements for teleworking

CSSF circular on governance and security requirements for teleworking
13/04/2021

On 9 April 2021, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (the « CSSF »), the Luxembourg financial supervisory authority, adopted a circular 20/769 on governance and security requirements for supervised entities to perform tasks or activities through telework (the “Circular”)

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

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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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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Q&A – Brexit impact on financial services in Belgium

Q&A – Brexit impact on financial services in Belgium
24/03/2021

As of 1 January 2021, UK regulated entities are no longer allowed to make use of the European Union (EU) passport mechanism which allowed them to offer financial services across the EU on the basis of free provision of services or by establishing a local branch.

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Minimuminhoud van “geschiktheidsverklaringen” voor niet-professionele cliënten

Minimuminhoud van “geschiktheidsverklaringen” voor niet-professionele cliënten
11/02/2021

Op 26 januari, heeft de FSMA een mededeling gepubliceerd over de “geschiktheidsverklaring”. Deze mededeling is van belang voor gereglementeerde ondernemingen die beleggingsadvies verstrekken aan niet-professionele cliënten, alsook voor ondernemingen die portefeuilles van niet-professionele cliënten beheren.

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The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA): what (re)insurers and (re)insurance intermediaries must expect

The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA): what (re)insurers and (re)insurance intermediaries must expect
21/12/2020

In September 2020, the European Commission adopted the Digital Finance Package, including a digital finance strategy and legislative proposals on crypto-assets and digital resilience, for a competitive EU financial sector that gives consumers access to innovative financial products, while ensuring consumer protection and financial stability

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