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November 30, 2023

New (and final?) chapter in the Esko case: can share-related benefits granted by a foreign parent company now be paid without social security contributions?

In the Esko case regarding Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) granted by a US parent company to certain employees of its Belgian subsidiary, the Belgian Supreme Court overturned the Ghent Labour Court of Appeal’s decision of 20 April 2020.

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Belgium aims for hospitals to increase their biosimilars uptake

Despite many initiatives by the (former) Minister of Health, the uptake of biosimilars in Belgium has remained rather low. In this blog, we summarise the new rules, which apply since 2 October 2023.

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November 27, 2023

Is your company ready for the Whistleblowers Act?

In this blog, we focus on a number of practical points for attention that companies should take into account when setting up an internal reporting channel.

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November 10, 2023

Denouement in the “Belgian Towercast Case”: the Belgian Competition Authority terminates its proceedings against Proximus following the divestiture of EDPnet to Citymesh

On 6 November 2023, the Belgian Competition Authority (“BCA”) announced that it had closed its investigation into a possible abuse of dominance by Proximus following the sale of EDPnet to Citymesh.

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The Belgian Competition Authority publishes a specific analytical framework for hospital concentrations

This article is an updated version of our previous article on the uncertainty regarding hospital merger control, focusing on the BCA’s decision of 28 June 2023.

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Help… am I still up-to-date with the current trends in labour law?

In the webinar, our team of experienced employment law experts will give a comprehensive overview of the most crucial developments that have shaped the employment law landscape over the past year.

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November 8, 2023

WEBINAR VIDEO | Digital Law Series #21: Keeping up with GDPR

During this Digital Law Series, Gerrit Vandendriessche and  Erika Ellyne discuss a mix of data protection news.

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October 27, 2023

WEBINAR VIDEO | Navigating Mergers and Acquisitions in Life Sciences: Insights for Success and Pitfalls to avoid

During this webinar, the experts from our assembled transactions team, Richard Liu, Mieke D’hanis and Pauline Geentjens, provide valuable insights, inform you of common pitfalls and let you in on a number of tips and tricks during an Mergers and Acquisitions process.

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October 16, 2023

New product liability regime on the way

The European Commission published a draft proposal for a revised Product Liability Directive (the “PLD Proposal”) on 28 September 2022, which aims to bring the European Union’s product liability regime ‘up to speed’ with the digital age, circular economy business models and global value chains.

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September 28, 2023

WEBINAR VIDEO | Saisie: recent developments

During this webinar, our IP experts  Kirian Claeyé and Isabelle Vermeyen tell you what (not) to do in case of a discovery raid (or saisie-contrefaçon), whether as the IP holder or the alleged infringer, including:

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September 27, 2023

Kirian Claeyé promoted to partner at ALTIUS

ALTIUS is delighted to announce that Kirian Claeyé has been promoted to partner as per September 2023. Congratulations Kirian!

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September 25, 2023

WEBINAR VIDEO | Help! The social elections 2024 are close now… so be fully prepared!

During this webinar, Philippe De Wulf , Esther Soetens, Thomas Gellaerts and Valérie Schouteden fill you in on the “ins and outs” of the social elections 2024.

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