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New crowdfunding supervision and tax advantages in Belgium

The new legal framework A new law governing the recognition and supervision of the crowdfunding and laying down various provisions in the field of finance has been adopted on 18...

Written on 6 Jan 2017

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An update on competition law in Belgium

Dawn raids in the pharmaceutical sector On 26 November 2016 the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) conducted various dawn raids within the pharmaceuticals sector. The investigation targeted companies at the wholesale...

Written on 7 Dec 2016

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The Ryanair cases: what jurisdictions have competence to decide these cases? Waiting for the Outcome

Brussels-based Senior Counsel Vinciane Rysselinck has written an article that was published by Wolters Kluwer. The article is in French, and it is entitled The Ryanair Cases : What Jurisdictions Have...

Written on 26 Oct 2016

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Belgian budget 2017 / Tax changes

The Belgian Government agreed on some tax reforms during the finalisation of the 2017 budget. A larger (mainly corporate) tax reform has also been announced, although the government has not...

Written on 24 Oct 2016

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International Business Immigration Newsletter | October 2016

For businesses operating in the EU, business immigration issues can play a key role in the success of your business. Moreover, in today’s global economy, companies need to move international...

Written on 12 Oct 2016

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Belgian Competition Authority reminds SMEs to comply with competition law

On 20 July 2016 the national competition authority in Brussels (BMA) published a guide on competition law for SMEs. Hard core restrictions The guide sets out the general rules of...

Written on 5 Oct 2016

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Belgium – The new Posted Workers Directive Enforcement Directive: what does this mean for Belgium?

The deadline for its implementation by Member States was June 18, 2016. Pitfalls of the Posting of Workers Directive The Posting of Workers Directive 96/71/EC[1] (PWD) is aimed at promoting...

Written on 4 Oct 2016

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Het uurrooster van IT consultants die opdrachten op klantensites afwisselen met periodes van activiteit in de lokalen van de werkgever

Ondernemingen zenden regelmatig  IT consultants voor missies van bepaalde duur (meestal  rond 6 maanden) naar een site van een klant om daar op projecten te werken (periodes van hogere activiteit)....

Written on 22 Sep 2016

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L’horaire de travail des consultants IT qui alternent les missions en clientèle et les périodes d’activité au sein de l’entreprise

Les entreprises envoient régulièrement leurs consultants IT chez leurs clients pour des périodes déterminées (souvent pour 6 mois) afin de travailler sur des projets (période de forte activité). A l’issue...

Written on 22 Sep 2016

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