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Digital Business – Employment newsflash: how to optimise the presence of your IT consultants?

Businesses regularly send IT consultants to work on their clients’ sites for fixed-term periods (usually around 6 months), in order to carry out projects (intense activity periods). At the end...

Written on: 22 Sep 2016

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[Webinar] Restructuring your business in the EU: cross-border issues

This video looks at key employment-law considerations when planning international business reorganisations. The focus is on France, Belgium and The Netherlands. We explain the key steps you should take to meet...

Written on: 30 Jun 2016

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Is your business ready for the new Market Abuse Regulation?

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), safeguarding market integrity and investor protection, is coming into effect from 3 July 2016. Click here to download our checklist, allowing you to check your...

Written on: 23 Jun 2016

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Copyright and design rights in Belgium

On 31 May 2016 the Advocate General of the CJEU gave an Opinion on the ongoing case of Montis Design BV v Goossens Meublen BV. If the CJEU follows this...

Written on: 8 Jun 2016

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Across the finish line: the European Parliament formally adopts the General Data Protection Regulation

On Monday 11 April, we reported that the Council of the European Union had adopted its position at first reading on the GDPR. On 14 April 2016, the European Parliament...

Written on: 15 Apr 2016

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Spotlight on Belgium

Here we turn the spotlight on Belgium and look at recent Belgian competition law developments and at the latest actions of the Belgian Competition Authority. 1.  New leniency guidelines for...

Written on: 7 Apr 2016

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The GDPR is on the home straight: the Council of the European Union formally adopts a revised version of the General Data Protection Regulation at first reading

In December 2015 we reported that agreement had been reached on the long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR). We explained how the GDPR shifts the balance towards consumers and...

Written on: 17 Feb 2016

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Venture capital and private equity in Belgium

Outlook for 2016 The most active sectors in the Belgian VC/PE scene are the digital business and life sciences and healthcare sectors. It is expected that this will continue in...

Written on: 27 Jan 2016

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The Digital Single Market: promoting e-commerce

As we’ve discussed in previous articles, a key focus of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market initiative is to eliminate discrimination between EU consumers on the basis of their location....

Written on: 18 Jan 2016

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