EU harmonizes THC limits in hemp seed (food) as from 1 January 2023 – Update Belgium
The EU regulator has harmonized the maximum levels for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in hemp seeds throughout the Union within the food contaminants framework.
The recent tax and social security reforms on copyright income: what employers need to know
Following an intense debate, the legislator introduced a new tax scheme applicable to copyright income. Main raison for this initiative is the assumed abuse of the until then beneficial tax regime. Under the amended tax rules, employees still qualify for the special tax scheme, but with a stricter legal framework.
Belgium confirms its adoption of the Framework Agreement on Cross-border Telework
Given the upcoming transition period expiry on 30 June 2023, the long-awaited Framework Agreement on Cross-border Telework was recently published.
European Parliament passes sweeping due diligence rules on deforestation-free supply chains for products such as cocoa, coffee and soy
An EU Regulation on the making available on the Union market as well as export from the Union of certain commodities and products associated with deforestation and forest degradation (“Deforestation Regulation”) was agreed upon by the EU legislators in December 2022. The European Parliament has now green-lighted the Provisional Agreement at this month’s plenary session.
The Belgian Competition Authority reimposes the same fine on Caudalie after its first decision was quashed by the Brussels Market Court
On 18 January 2023, the Belgian Competition Authority (“BCA”) reimposed a fine of EUR 859,310 on three undertakings of the Caudalie group for imposing retail prices and restricting active and passive sales.
WEBINAR VIDEO | IP license agreements: common pitfalls and key issues
In this webinar, Bart Bollen and Bregt Raus share with you the traps and mistakes that companies make when licensing their intellectual property.
IP license agreements: common pitfalls and key issues
Learn how to identify and address key issues in licensing agreements to avoid legal headaches!
WEBINAR VIDEO | The N°1, healthy, rich in learning webinar about claims
During this session, Mathieu Maniet, François Lambert and Karel Martens discuss the rules for No. 1 claims, cosmetic claims and health and nutrition claims, and give you an overview of the most important issues as well as practical guidelines.
Trademark protection in Web 3.0: Lessons from the Hermès vs. MetaBirkins case
On 8 February 2023, a New York jury delivered its long-awaited verdict in a case brought by the French luxury brand Hermès, against the artist Mason Rothschild.
WEBINAR VIDEO | Digital Law Series #19: Keeping up with GDPR
In this Digital Law Series, Gerrit Vandendriessche and Quentin Fontaine put the spotlight on GDPR and data protection developments.
The N°1, healthy, rich in learning webinar about claims
Is your product a No.1 seller? Good for your health or rich in fiber? Does it contain no parabens? Do you want to shout it loudly from the rooftops or at least on your packaging?
ALTIUS Digital Law Series #19: Keeping up with GDPR
ALTIUS’ data protection team puts the spotlight on recent GDPR and data protection developments during dedicated webinars. Don’t miss the opportunity to keep up with the most recent GDPR and data protection developments on 9 March from 12:30 to 13:30.