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Digital related Coronavirus Updates

07/05/2020
Digital related Coronavirus Updates
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In this space, we will mention all COVID-19 updates related to our Angle Digital.

 

CORONAVIRUS: HOW TO SEND YOUR REGISTERED MAIL?

Over the past few days as the government’s virus ‘containment’ strategy has intensified, many companies have had difficulty sending or retrieving their registered mail. However, there is a legally valid alternative that avoids travel and queues at the post office: electronic registered mail.

Read more here.

 

CORONAVIRUS AND GDPR

In this challenging period of the Coronavirus outbreak, your organisation might currently be taking strong internal measures to protect its employees while ensuring work continuity. Such measures could have data protection implications and therefore you might be wondering how to take them in accordance with the GDPR. We have answered the most important GDPR questions below.

Read more here.

 

CAN AN EMPLOYER OBLIGE ITS EMPLOYEES TO WORK FROM HOME AS PART OF A PREVENTION PLAN TO AVOID THE FURTHER BREAKOUT OF THE CORONAVIRUS?

Following the measures announced by the Federal Government on 12 March 2020, more and more employers are considering implementing a temporary telework regime, in which employees are required to work from home. Can an employer impose such a measure and what are the implications? 

Read more here.

 

NOTE FROM THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE REGARDING THE ORGANISATION OF SHAREHOLDERS AND BOARD MEETINGS

The Minister of Justice Koen Geens has presented a series of proxy decrees to the Belgian government in order to guarantee the continuity of specific administrative elements in the context of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

These decrees will be published in the coming days.

One of the Royal decrees provides for a number of extensions of time-periods and options on a temporary basis, which will give companies the flexibility they need for organising shareholder and board meetings.

Read more here.


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