The Belgian Minister of work, Mr. Kris Peeters, intends to reform the employment legislation, starting with the rules on working time. In this article, our employment law team will give you an overview of the planned measures.
Can a foreign company be sued in Belgium and is the Belgian Court competent to judge upon a litigation between several international players? An interesting case in this respect is the decision of the Commercial Court of Oudenaarde of April 19th, 2016.
Belgian corporate law is envisaging a new challenge: a new company code will be launched. The objective is to render Belgian company law more attractive for Belgian and foreign entrepreneurs conducting business in- and outside Belgian territory by only retaining four legal forms: the partnership, the private limited liability company, the public limited liability company and the co-operative company with limited liability. The intentions are ambitious and the new Company code strives to more simplification, flexibility, abolition of outdated rules and types of companies and a strong supplementary law.
On 25 May 2016, the European Commission has presented a package of measures to allow consumers and companies to buy and sell products and services online more easily and confidently across the European Union. Hereby, you will find an overview of these legislative proposals.
On 23, 25 and 30 August 2016, M&D Seminars organizes, in collaboration with Kluwer, the 9th edition of the “Juristendagen”.
Sinds 1 november 2015 is de Wet van 19 oktober 2015 houdende wijzigingen aan het burgerlijk procesrecht en houdende diverse bepalingen inzake justitie van kracht.
Vorige week haalde Sita Vanbinst verschillende krantenkoppen met een bijdrage die ze schreef in het Juridisch vakblad De Juristenkrant.
Over de voorbije weken heeft Bénédicte Losdyck heel wat aandacht genoten in de pers. Ze publiceerde een artikel als co-auteur in Trends-Tendances over wifi tracking van klanten in winkelruimtes.
In Belgium, a professional collaboration between a company and individuals can be set up either through an employment contract or a contract for self-employed. The differences are important and choosing one or antoher create risks that one must well understand and mitigate
On 11 December 2015, Emmanuel Wauters will be speaking at the University of Antwerp (Center for Professionalization in Law).