Digital Law Series #15: Keeping Up with GDPR
Belgian competition act amended to transpose ECN+ directive into Belgian competition law and introduce merger filing fees fines for failure to notify and a number of procedural changes
On 17 March 2022, the Belgian Act transposing the ECN+ Directive and also introducing further amendments into the Belgian Competition Act entered into force.
According to the Posted Workers Directive, an employer must pay a posted worker the correct mandatory remuneration as applies in the host country. P
Directors with a non-remunerated corporate mandate can now be exempted from the professional card obligation in the Flemish region
Non-EEA nationals practising self-employed activities in Belgium must apply for a professional card, unless they can benefit from a legal exemption.
As from 1 May 2022, the activities of certain virtual currency service providers in Belgium will be regulated. These service providers will have to meet a series of conditions, including ones relating to their professional integrity and anti-money laundering obligations.
Belgian companies active in the pharmaceutical sector at different levels should beware of competition law.
On 15 February 2022, the Belgian federal government reached an agreement on the ‘Labour Deal’, i.e. a package of measures that aims to get more people into work and have a better work-life balance for employees.
GDPR keeps amazing us with new court rulings and decisions or guidelines of authorities. To help you keep up with the latest legal GDPR news, our data protection team holds dedicated webinars on a regular basis putting the spotlight on new GDPR case law and guidance.
Influencer marketing is a form of marketing in which companies use the online influence and relevant knowledge of people called “influencers”.
New rules prohibiting unfair trading practices in the agricultural and food supply chain are entering into force
On 15 December 2021, a Belgian Act was published that implements the European Directive 2019/633 on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relations in the agricultural and food supply chain.
privacy rights in the workplace: employment webinar
On 16 September 2021, the Antwerp Court of Appeal ruled on the liability of the directors of a company that did not respect the so-called ‘alarm bell procedure’.