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Extension of wage tax exemption for R&D activities in Belgium

Belgium has established a wide range of tax incentives for companies which are engaged in Life Sciences and in the wider Research & Development (R&D) industry. One of these measures...

Written on: 12 Apr 2018

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EU Commission publishes proposals on “fair taxation” of the Digital Economy

In common with other EU countries, current Belgian tax law generally does not specifically address the digital economy, with some limited exceptions.  For example, provisions were introduced in 2016 to...

Written on: 4 Apr 2018

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PSD2 transposition in Belgium: entry into force of the law transposing prudential requirements of PSD2

The Belgian law transposing the prudential requirements of Directive 2015/2366 on payment services in the internal market (PSD2) (the Title II and the provisions regarding access to accounts and security...

Written on: 28 Mar 2018

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Private equity and venture capital in Belgium

Outlook for 2018 Following a very intense 2017, mainly at the mid-market level, Belgian M&A activity is set for a promising start in 2018: Several studies and surveys confirmed that...

Written on: 1 Feb 2018

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International Competition Update | January 2018

  As we welcome in 2018, we look back on a year gone by that was dominated by discussions on selective distribution prompted by the growing body of case law...

Written on: 29 Jan 2018

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Tax Reform in Belgium: Opportunities and Potential Threats for Large Companies

Belgium’s tax reform, with a phased implementation from 2018 to 2020, will, mostly, have a positive impact on large companies, with a decrease in the corporate tax rate and the...

Written on: 12 Jan 2018

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Osborne Clarke is a member of the consortium working on the ADAS&ME project – an EU digital transport initiative set up by the European Commission. ADAS&ME stands for “Adaptive Advanced...

Written on: 22 Nov 2017

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Osborne Clarke is a member of the consortium working on the Mobility4EU project, set up by the European Consortium in January 2016 to establish the “future vision of a transport system...

Written on: 22 Nov 2017

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Influencer Marketing: a guide to regulation across Europe

Our at-a-glance guide to influencer marketing regulation across Europe examines the law in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK, considering: What does the law say? Who...

Written on: 17 Nov 2017

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