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09/02/2017

GDPR: De speeltijd is over

In ons land is de bescherming van persoonsgegevens voor vele bedrijven geen grote prioriteit en het ontbreekt de privacycommissie waakhond…
09/02/2017

Employment Newsletter February 2017

In this edition we deal with the following topics: Medical 'force majeure': only possible from now on if a re-integration…
01/02/2017

The Arbitrability of Distributorship Law Disputes in Belgium: a New Development

In its recent judgment of 21 December 2016, the Tournai Commercial Court (‘Court’) declared it did not have jurisdiction to…
  • Sports & Entertainment
26/01/2017

The Sports Law Review, Second Edition: Belgium

Sven Demeulemeester has written the chapter on Belgian law for the Sports Law Review, Second Edition (edited by András Gurovits).…
WRITTEN BY
Sven Demeulemeester
17/01/2017

‘Freezing’ bank accounts across Europe: the European Account Preservation Order (EAPO)

Creditors have now obtained a new – and important – tool for ‘freezing’ their debtor’s bank accounts throughout Europe with…
  • Banking and Finance
29/12/2016

The Lending and Secured Finance Review, Second Edition: Belgium

Kasper Van Landeghem has written the chapter on Belgian law for the Lending and Secured Finance Review, Second Edition (edited…
WRITTEN BY
Kasper Van Landeghem
21/12/2016

Verhuren aan diplomaten?

Recent oordeelde het Hof van Cassatie dat een verhuurder de diplomaat aan wie hij zijn onroerend goed verhuurde niet voor…
  • Real Estate and Regulatory
  • Mobility
21/12/2016

Construction and projects in Belgium: overview

Lieven Peeters, Caroline De Mulder and Kathleen Verbiest published a Q&A guide to construction and projects law in Belgium. The…
WRITTEN BY
Lieven Peeters, Caroline De Mulder and Kathleen Verbiest
  • Employment
  • Sports & Entertainment
12/12/2016

The legality of fixed-term employment contracts in European professional football – The Müller case and beyond

Fixed-term employment contracts have been standard practice in professional football for decades. However, under EU labour law, an employment contract…
WRITTEN BY
Sven Demeulemeester and Alexander Vantyghem
02/12/2016

Wat is dat nu toch over Afrika?

Je kan er niet naast kijken, Afrika is in het nieuws. De berichtgeving omtrent Afrika in de Europese pers is…
02/12/2016

Reorganisation proceedings: access and possibilities

The Business Continuity Act of January 31 2009, amended in 2013, provides for specific (court-supervised) restructuring proceedings, during which the…
WRITTEN BY
Alexander Hansebout and Bart Heynickx
01/12/2016

The new grounds for refusal based on designations of origin and geographical indications in the ‘trade mark package’: revolution or status quo?

Conflicts between trade marks, on the one hand, and protected designations of origin (‘PDO’) or protected geographical indications (‘PGI’), on…
WRITTEN BY
Olivier Vrins
29/11/2016

Jeroen Muyldermans wins the Wim Mak Award

ALTIUS is pleased to announce that Jeroen Muyldermans, Senior Associate in the IP department, has won the Wim Mak award…
03/11/2016

Employment Newsletter November 2016

In this edition we deal with the following topics: Part-time employees: the importance of compliance with legal publicity obligationsTwo recent…
21/09/2016

Rechtsplegingsvergoeding in IE-zaken: gaat het dak eraf?

Deze bijdrage licht de gevolgen toe van een spraakmakend arrest van het Hof van Justitie over de Belgische rechtsplegingsvergoeding (“RPV”).
WRITTEN BY
Kirian Claeyé
21/09/2016

ALTIUS promotes four lawyers

We are delighted to announce the promotion of one Counsel and three Managing Associates at ALTIUS.  
16/09/2016

Reservation of title: legal guidelines and practical tips

Suppliers are often surprised by their customers' insolvency and only at that moment discover that the goods that they delivered…
WRITTEN BY
Alexander Hansebout and Bart Heynickx
22/08/2016

Banking and Finance Law Update

New Belgian law on security interests over movable assets – the Belgian government has recently proposed making certain amendments and…
11/07/2016

Employment Newsletter July 2016

In this edition we deal with the following topics: The Social Criminal Code revisited: new offences Night work in e-commerce…
01/07/2016

Broadening scope of insolvency legislation

Historically, Belgian insolvency legislation has applied only to entities involved in commercial activities. However, recent jurisprudence and upcoming legislative changes…
WRITTEN BY
Alexander Hansebout and Bart Heynickx
30/06/2016

Employment Newsletter June 2016

In this edition we deal with the following topics: Discrimination based on age: also for self-employed contractors? Regulation on data…
31/05/2016

National Law in International Sports Disputes

The law applying to a (sports-related) dispute can often be the decisive factor in the outcome of such a dispute.…
WRITTEN BY
Alexander Vantyghem
26/05/2016

Emeritus Professor Roger Blanpain denounces the current transfer system and breach of contract rules

“There still is no free movement of labour” The cases of William Vainqueur, Junior Malanda, Benjamin Mokulu – and many…
24/05/2016

ALTIUS / Tiberghien Real Estate Gazette May 2016

Naar aanleiding van Realty 2016, het internationaal forum voor vastgoed, dat van 24 tot 26 mei plaatsvindt in Brussel, publiceerden…
05/04/2016

Football legal

The new FIFA regulations on working with intermediaries (FIFA RWI) abolish the former licensing system and create a new "intermediary"…
WRITTEN BY
Sven demeulemeester
02/03/2016

Employment Newsletter March 2016

In this edition we deal with the following topics: Supplementary pensions: return guarantee drops! New thresholds for unemployment with an…
29/02/2016

Sports Law Update February 2016

In this edition we deal with the following topics: Michel Platini’s suspension – a procedural overview The sports agents’ licence…
11/01/2016

Banking & Finance Newsletter January 2016

In 2015 the Belgian banking and finance law landscape underwent certain changes and numerous modifications continue to be expected in…
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