On 1 June 2022, Belgium’s Federal and various Regional governments entered into a draft cooperation agreement to introduce a mechanism for screening Foreign Direct Investments (“FDI”).
Webinar video | Digital Law Series #16: Keeping Up with GDPR
Directorships raise many practical questions regarding labour law and social security, especially when such a directorship is combined with another function within the company, such as taking care of day-to-day management or fulfilling a role such as CFO or HR manager.
ALTIUS, the leading Belgian law firm, has appointed Valérie Struye as its General Manager. This is the first time that the firm will not be headed by a lawyer.
The coming advent of quantum computing technologies will bring important changes to our society. In the medium term, computing calculation power will be multiplied to a level that exceeds our current understanding. This will allow for various new industrial developments and applications. This will also raise a vast number of sensitive legal issues. In this article, ALTIUS summarises what are the key takeaways that you should know about quantum computing.
Starting from 11 May 2022, several obligations regarding preventing Covid-19’s spread in the workplace will no longer apply.
The Belgian Data Protection Authority has fined Brussels Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport 200,000 and 100,000 EUR respectively for their use of thermal cameras during the Covid-19 pandemic.
On 31 March 2022, a legislative Act that makes considerable changes to the sale of consumer goods was published in the Belgian State Gazette.
Even though telework is no longer mandatory or recommended and almost all Covid-19 prevention measures in shops, restaurants and public life in general have been removed, employers should still take certain prevention measures in the workplace to guarantee that their employees can work safely during the current stage of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Webinar video | Life Sciences Session #8: Global MAs and regulatory data protection a substantive and procedural challenge
Our speakers Philippe de Jong and Kirian Claeyé discuss the interesting judgment of the General Court in Polpharma v. EMA.
Over the past two years, HR professionals have focused on finding solutions to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. So teleworking, flexibility, employee mental well-being have been issues high on many employers’ agendas