New rules in B2B relationships
This web page is dedicated to the Belgian law of 4 April 2019 introducing three new sets of rules for business-to-business (B2B) operators:
(1) unfair market practices in B2B relationships,
(2) abuse of economic dependence, and
(3) prohibited clauses in B2B contracts.
Navigate this website to learn more about this new B2B legislation and the changes it brings or contact our dedicated team for any further questions you may have.
In addition to general information on this new legislation, below you can find articles that focus on the impact that the new legislation will have on key contracts that are important for our clients.
Stéphanie De SmedtCounsel Attorney at Law
Stéphanie De Smedt, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group in our Brussels office. She is head for Belgium of the IP/IT & Commercial Contracts Team, the Data Protection Team and the Life Sciences Team.T: +32 2 773 23 77 E: [email protected]
Wim Vande VeldePartner Attorney at Law
Wim Vande Velde is a local partner in the Corporate and M&A Practice Group in Belgium. He has extensive experience in national and international M&A transactions for both listed and non-listed companies, as well as in corporate restructuring.T: +32 2 743 43 96 E: [email protected]
Wannes BuelensAssociate Attorney at Law
Wannes Buelens is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group in our Brussels office. He specializes in health law, liability law and insurance law. He is also a member of the firmwide Healthcare & Life Sciences Team.T: +32 2 773 23 72 M: +32 4 94 43 31 04 E: [email protected]