Tags: Retail, Logistics & Mobility

July 10, 2020

Belgium’s implementation of the new EU Posted Workers Directive: What is the impact for employers posting workers to Belgium?

With the Act of 12 June 2020, Belgium is implementing EU Directive 2018/957 amending Directive 96/71/EC on the posting of workers, by providing, amongst others things, adjustments to the Act of 5 March 2002 relating to labour, salary and employment conditions when posting workers to Belgium (“Posting Act”).

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Towards new EU rules for preventing packaging waste

The European Commission is collecting data and feedback from stakeholders about the European Union’s current rules on packaging and packaging waste.

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June 9, 2020

The CJEU has clarified the transparency rules on the publication of online flight prices

On 23 April 2020, the Court of Justice of the EU clarified earlier case law that obliges each airline to indicate in its initial online price offer(s), the airfare and, separately, the taxes, charges, surcharges and fees that are unavoidable and foreseeable.

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February 17, 2020

Night work in e-commerce in 2020: nothing new under the sun?

With e-commerce growing at an unprecedented rate all over the globe, in the past few years the Belgian legislator has taken several measures – both temporary and permanent – to make Belgium a more attractive hub for e-commerce activities.

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February 4, 2020

’Cash for car’ crashed

On 23 January 2020, the Constitutional Court annulled the law introducing a mobility allowance (cash for car).

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December 6, 2019

Is your company ready for the Incoterms 2020?

On 1 January 2020, the new Incoterms® 2020 as published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will come into force.

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August 5, 2019

European skies are ready for drones. Are you?

The new drone rules are integrated in both an Implementing Act, containing the requirements related to the operation and registration of drones, and a Delegated Act, listing the requirements for CE marking, technical requirements, drone maintenance and third-country operators.

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May 24, 2019

Autonomous vehicles and insurance: 5 challenges, 3 opportunities and 1 certainty

As insurance coverage will be profoundly different when (all) cars on the road are autonomous, a lot of strategic and legal insight is required to overcome the challenges and grasp the opportunities.

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May 22, 2019

Autonomous vehicles: is Belgian road traffic legislation ready?

Autonomous vehicles, with varying degrees of autonomy, are on their way – although this will be slower than some had hoped or expected. This is notably the case for legal developments regarding this new form of mobility.

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May 17, 2019

Pop-up leases in the three regions : Brussels adopted as last region its new rules

On 19 May 2019, the Ordinance of 25 April 2019 on short-term commercial leases enters into force for the Brussels-Capital Region.

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May 14, 2019

Companies beware! New prohibition in Belgium on the abuse of economic dependence

On 21 March 2019, the Federal Belgian Parliament adopted an Act amending the Code of Economic Law regarding abuses of economic dependence, prohibited terms and unfair market practices in B2B relationships.

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May 10, 2019

Better protection for teleworkers from occupational accidents

In a working world with rapid technological change and in which mobility is an increasing issue, telework is increasingly seen as a viable option and so more employees are demanding the opportunity to work remotely as part of their “employment package”.

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