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April 4, 2019

From toys to business tools: is the regulatory framework for drones ready for this development?

“Ordered before midnight, tomorrow delivered at your home”. Lightning-fast parcel delivery is one of the greatest advantages of living in the early 21st century.

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March 28, 2019

Important financial impact for equity incentives expected in the life sciences industry

In the life-sciences industry, many employees benefit from equity incentives granted by the parent company.

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March 22, 2019

Secondment in the construction sector: 10 key considerations

This article highlights the most notable obligations and corresponding liabilities for secondment in the construction sector.

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March 1, 2019

The Code is dead, long live the Code!

What does the new Belgian Code on Companies and Associations have in store for you?

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February 22, 2019

Drastic times call for ex parte interim measures

In Belgium, a preliminary injunction is rarely granted on an ex parte basis. Adversarial debates are considered as a cornerstone of legal proceedings, and one is entitled to deviate from this principle only in the case of so-called ‘absolute necessity’.

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February 6, 2019

The 2020 social elections: should we already be doing something now?

In 2020, most probably between 11 and 24 May, all employers employing at least 50 workers (for the Health & Safety Committee) or on average 100 workers (for the Works Council) must organise new social elections to elect the employee representatives sitting on these consultative bodies.

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January 25, 2019

Anti-tampering devices : fading boundaries of parallel trade?

On 9 February 2019, a legislative package aimed at fighting medicines falsifications will enter into force across the EU.

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Off-label use of medicines and competition law

The Court of Justice of the European Union issued a judgment on the interplay between medicines’ off-label use and competition law.

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EU Court of Justice to decide on the legality of the lifetime extension of the Doel 1 and 2 Power Stations

EU Advocate General has taken the view that EU legal provisions concerning environmental assessments have been infringed.

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Commercial space in a hotel: Don’t get trapped in a commercial lease

The ground floor of many hotels provides room for retail space that can be let to businesses complimentary to the hotel: jewellery, car renting, floral shop, (luxury) clothing, etc.

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Geo-Blocking Regulation: what to expect?

“Geo-blocking” is a phenomenon whereby companies refuse a sale to a customer based on geographical factors such as their nationality or location.

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Your salary in bitcoin: reality or sci-fi?

Can a salary be paid out in a cryptocurrency?

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