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22/05/2020

Temperature checks: the Employment Ministry’s new position

  The issue of whether an employer is allowed to check its employees’ temperature is controversial and has been much…
07/05/2020

Employment Webinar | COVID-19 : After the lockdown, the gradual restart... What employers need to know!

The National Security Council has announced the long-awaited economic relaunch. This poses new challenges for employers with many practical questions…
04/05/2020

Weathering The Crisis: What Future For Real Estate?

  COVID-19 is having a massive impact on the retail sector. How will this develop on short and long term?…
  • Employment
26/03/2020

Postponing of the social elections procedure due to Covid-19

Updated on Monday 11 May 2020- 11am    As already announced in our previous newsflashes, the social partners have decided…
  • Employment
19/03/2020

Social elections postponed

As announced in our yesterday newsflash, it has now been confirmed that the social partners have reached an informal consensus…
13/03/2020

We stay available

  Dear clients, Given the current circumstances and the Belgian government’s preventive measures to limit the Coronavirus’ further spread, we…
  • Digital
10/03/2020

Digital Law Series

  In recent months we have seen a wave of Belgian and European decisions and legal initiatives regarding digitalisation. As digitalisation…
  • Employment
04/03/2020

Day X+35: the filing of the candidates’ lists

  On X+35 at the latest (i.e. between 17 and 30 March 2020 depending on the chosen election day), the…
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
04/03/2020

Limits to privileged claims

A company (debtor) involved in reorganisation proceedings is in principle not protected against new claims that originate after the reorganisation…
  • Banking and Finance
25/02/2020

Belgian investment funds: new questionnaire on the professional integrity and adequate expertise of candidates for regulated functions

  The Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (“FSMA”) has published a new questionnaire on the professional integrity and adequate…
  • Sports & Entertainment
13/02/2020

Lieven Peeters wins the Client Choice Award in 2020!

  Congratulations are in order!
11/02/2020

Day X: posting of the notice announcing the date of the elections

  On day X, i.e. between 11 and 24 February 2020, depending on the chosen election day, the Works Council…
04/02/2020

Global IP Awards winners named at gala dinner in London

  IAM and WTR hosted the Global IP Awards, recognising the outstanding achievements of patent and trademark attorneys and law…
  • Employment
31/01/2020

The 2020 Action Plan of the Social Information and Investigation Service : its highlights and focus areas

  The Social Information and Investigation Service (“SIOD/SIRS”) has published its 2020 Action Plan “Fight against Social Fraud and Social…
28/01/2020

Cunina Haïti Coverage - ten years after the earthquake (RingTV)

  Cunina has released their reportage covering Haïti, ten years after the earthquake. Our managing partner Sylvie Dubois explains why…
  • Employment
27/01/2020

ALTIUS has contributed to the 2020 Edition of the ‘European Employment Law Update’ that covers 34 countries in Europe

  ‘European Employment Law Update’ is an annual guide that compiles updates on employment law from leading law firms all…
20/01/2020

Top law firms ALTIUS and Tiberghien join their sports expertise in ATFIELD

  Brussels – The sports departments of full service law firm ALTIUS and the tax law firm Tiberghien have joined…
10/01/2020

ALTIUS appoints a new Counsel!

  With the New Year come new opportunities! ALTIUS is proud to announce that Sophie Lens has been appointed as…
  • Employment
07/01/2020

Employers, be aware of the “hidden protection period” kick-off!

  The “hidden protection period” is one of the most remarkable features of the social elections process. The hidden protection…
01/01/2020

ALTIUS Lunch & Learn 2020

 ALTIUS a le plaisir d'organiser plusieurs séminaires Lunch & Learn dédiés au droit des affaires en 2020. Autour d'un lunch,…
  • Dispute Resolution
23/12/2019

The CEPANI 2020 Arbitration Rules: 10 noteworthy changes

CEPANI, the Belgian Center for Arbitration and Mediation, has issued a revised version of its Arbitration Rules (“Rules”). The 2020…
  • Real Estate and Regulatory
19/12/2019

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Real Estate 2020

  One of our partners, Lieven Peeters, is pleased to announce that the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Real Estate 2020…
  • Employment
13/12/2019

X – 60: What are your obligations?

  On X – 60, i.e. between 13 and 26 December 2019, depending on the chosen election day, the employer…
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
13/12/2019

Clawback: chasing assets

  This article reflects on some of the options offered under Belgian law by the actio pauliana, commonly referred to in…
  • Employment
21/11/2019

Discover our Equal Gender Pay Booklet covering 20 European countries!

  Gender pay equality is a fundamental right. Yet, this right is not yet a reality. Women still earn less…
  • Employment
12/11/2019

Whistleblowing employees soon to be protected against retaliation measures?

  On 7 October 2019, the EU Council approved the Directive on the protection of persons who report breaches of…
  • Employment
31/10/2019

Social elections 2020: Homeworkers can vote from their ‘home office’

More and more employees structurally work from home (with fixed homeworking days). Assuming the social elections date falls on an…
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
18/10/2019

Effect of EU preventive restructuring directive on Belgian insolvency framework

On 31 January 2009 the Belgian Business Continuity Act (BCA) was passed into law. The BCA'sobjective is to protect companies…
  • Competition
09/10/2019

The Merger Control Review, Tenth Edition: Belgium

Carmen Verdonck and Nina Methens have written the Belgian chapter in the Merger Control Review, tenth edition (edited by Ilene Knable…
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Banking and Finance
18/09/2019

The arrival of the UBO register or the "register of wealth" - what you need to know

The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 18 September 2017 (hereafter the “Belgian AML Act”), which transposes the fourth European Anti-Money Laundering…
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