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March 24, 2022

Webinar Video | Digital Law Series #15: Keeping Up with GDPR

Digital Law Series #15: Keeping Up with GDPR

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March 21, 2022

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.

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Posting allowance or cost allowance: an often subtle difference with important consequences

According to the Posted Workers Directive, an employer must pay a posted worker the correct mandatory remuneration as applies in the host country. P

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March 10, 2022

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.

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February 25, 2022

Cryptocurrencies: new rules and registration for service providers in Belgium

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.

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February 22, 2022

Belgian competition authority hits pharmaceutical wholesalers with cartel fine

Belgian companies active in the pharmaceutical sector at different levels should beware of competition law.

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February 21, 2022

The Belgian government’s ‘Labour Deal’: what employers can expect

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.

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January 28, 2022

Webinar video | Digital Law Series #14: Latest legal news in the GDPR world

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.

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January 13, 2022

Influencer marketing: 5 tips for your influencer contracts

Influencer marketing is a form of marketing in which companies use the online influence and relevant knowledge of people called “influencers”.

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December 24, 2021

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.

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December 21, 2021

Webinar Video | Help! … my employee has privacy rights in the workplace

privacy rights in the workplace: employment webinar

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December 17, 2021

No automatic liability for directors who do not ring the alarm bell

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’.

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