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New rules on B2B contracts

New rules on B2B contracts in Belgium – are you ready?

An Act of 4 April 2019 introduced three new sets of rules governing B2B-relationships: (1) a prohibition of unfair market practices (which entered into force on 1 September 2019), (2) a prohibition of abuse of economic dependence (which entered into force on 22 August 2020), and (3) rules on unfair/prohibited B2B contract clauses (which will enter into force on 1 December 2020).

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Social media and its influence on dismissal law

In a recent case before the labour court in Mechelen, an employee working in a restaurant was fired for serious case. Her employer justified this dismissal by claiming she was unlawfully absent because she only informed the employer of her incapacity for work via a WhatsApp message, while the work regulations prescribe that the manager must be notified by telephone.

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Loyens & Loeff is the most listed firm in Who's Who Legal

On 7 October, Who’s Who Legal (WWL) published its global Corporate Tax – Advisory rankings for 2020.

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Coronavirus - Belgian measures for businesses

Coronavirus | Belgian measures for businesses