March 28, 2024

A Step Forward in Green Marketing Regulation: EU Directives target greenwashing and strengthen requirements for the use of green claims and environmental labels

At a time when consumers have become increasingly aware of sustainability issues, it is sometimes difficult to find one’s way through the various green claims and environmental labels.

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March 8, 2024

WEBINAR VIDEO | Digital Law Series #22

During this session, Gerrit Vandendriessche and  Pierre Antoine guide you through the most important updates in the Digital law world.

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March 5, 2024

Belgian Competition Authority fines kitchen accessories company Le Creuset for resale price maintenance

The Belgian Competition Authority has fined Le Creuset EUR 490,112 for having implemented a resale price maintenance policy.

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March 1, 2024

EU citizens rally for medical cannabis but face a rigid European Commission

In the EU, access to medical cannabis is a matter of national policy. A group of citizens wants to change that by leveraging a citizens’ initiative and prompting the European Commission to act.

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February 29, 2024

WEBINAR VIDEO | Belgium’s medicines reimbursement reform

During this webinar, Kirian Claeyé and Bart Junior Bollen guide you through the eagerly anticipated reform of the reimbursement procedures for medicines in Belgium.

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February 14, 2024

The authors of Ravel’s Boléro: Towards a revival of copyright in the Basque composer’s masterpiece?

A blog about Maurice Ravel on Valentine’s Day? No doubt we’ll be talking about Daphnis et Chloé or Don Quichotte à Dulcinée? Well, no. It’s obviously the Boléro that this post is about. The chef-d’oeuvre of the French composer is at the centre of a high-profile trial, the first hearing of which is scheduled to take place today before the Tribunal de Grande Instance in Nanterre. At issue is the possible reinstatement of this essential score in the private domain.

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February 8, 2024

WEBINAR VIDEO | A must-use tool for all businesses, to be handled with knowledge and caution to avoid any damage

During this webinar, Sophie Lens and Julie Peeters identify some of the issues associated with AI use within a company (such as with data protection, intellectual property and/or trade secrets) and look at the solutions that can be used in practice to deal with them and enable your company to reap AI’s full benefits while reducing the related risks.

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January 31, 2024

Changes in the law on marketing of veterinary medicines: what you need to know

Belgium is welcoming a significant development in the field of veterinary medicine law. The Act of 11 July 2023 containing various provisions on health, which entered into force on 8 September 2023, introduces changes across a wide spectrum of healthcare domains, which are encompassed in approximately 20 chapters.

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January 25, 2024

When is it too cold to work?

As winter settles in, the challenge of working in cold conditions becomes a significant consideration in the professional landscape. Cold working environments raise concerns about employee well-being and potential violations of occupational health and safety standards.

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January 22, 2024

EU Court of Justice: Parallel importer may not remove PPP batch number

This blog post mainly focuses on the CJEU’s findings regarding the responsibility of parallel importers for ensuring the display of the original batch number on the product packaging.

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January 15, 2024

2023 Belgian Competition Law round-up

In the following article, our Competition law experts guide you through the key events in Competition law from 2023.

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Size matters: pornographic websites Pornhub, Xvideos and Stripchat designated as Very Large Online Platforms

On 20 December 2023, the European Commission designated Pornhub, Xvideos and Stripchat, three widely-used porn sites, as ‘very large online platforms’ under the new Digital Services Act.

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