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All our lawyers are specialists in their domain. We provide accurate and practical legal advice, without losing sight of your concrete business goals
With tons of clauses and an appetite for the details, we turn your understandings into clear, precise and enforceable agreements.
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We can stand -literally- by your side when you need it most. We lead legal projects, provide high-profile temporary staffing or manage any legal crisis.
When disputes cannot be prevented or resolved amicably, we represent your interests before courts and arbitration tribunals.
We will guide you through negotiation, mediation or other means of alternative dispute resolution, to avoid legal procedures where possible.
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We like sharing. Our lawyers frequently participate in conferences and seminars. And there is more: we can help you with tailor-made in-house legal education.
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En vue de l’exécution de certains travaux ou services, les entreprises font de plus en plus souvent appel à des prestataires externes (IT, nettoyage, RH, gardiennage, etc.).
In its January edition, Bruxelles Métropole/Brussel Metropool (the magazine of BECI – the Brussels’ Chamber of Commerce) has dedicated an article to the subject of skill-based sponsorship.
Companies are often confronted with debtors letting the agreed payment period expire without any statement of reasons. Such payment arrears are difficult to anticipate and are therefore all the more harmful for the company’s liquidity. Especially in times where the financial institutions are reluctant to provide external financing, such defaults can cause serious financial damage to companies.
In order to halt these practices and to assist the companies in the recovery of unchallenged monetary claims, article 10 of Directive 2011/7/EU on combating late payment in commercial transactions requires the European member states to provide for a simplified and expedited procedure specific in relation to such claims.
In 2016, several major companies have announced their intention to proceed to collective dismissals. Yet Belgium is one of the member of the OECD that offers the best protection to workers in case of collective dismissal. The Renault Act, edicted in response to Renault’s blatant non-observance of existing law at the closure of its plant in Vilvoorde in 1997, aims to establish a dialogue between the employer who intends to proceed to a collective dismissal and the workers’ representatives, to better protect the workers’ rights and involve them in the process.
In this context, it is useful to examine what is exactly provided by the Renault Act. The purpose of this contribution is to remind and focus on the employers’ obligations in terms of workers’ information and consultation in the event of projected collective dismissal.
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