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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.


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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. 

Impact of the B2B law on real estate contracts
News - 12 November 2020 - Belgium

Impact of the B2B law on real estate contracts

The Law of 4 April 2019 concerning the abuse of economic dependence, unfair clauses and unfair market practices in B2B relations (the “B2B Law”) introduces a...
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How will the B2B Law affect distribution and services agreements?
News - 05 November 2020 - Belgium

How will the B2B Law affect distribution and services agreements?

With the Law of 4 April 2019 concerning the abuse of economic dependence, unfair clauses and unfair market practices in B2B relations (the “B2B Law”), the Belgian...
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How will the B2B law affect general terms and conditions?
News - 29 October 2020 - Belgium

How will the B2B law affect general terms and conditions?

With the Law of 4 April 2019 concerning the abuse of economic dependence, unfair clauses and unfair market practices in B2B relations (the “B2B Law”), the Belgian...
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B2B prohibition of unfair clauses creates legal uncertainty for M&A practice
News - 22 October 2020 - Belgium

B2B prohibition of unfair clauses creates legal uncertainty for M&A practice

The Belgian legislator has introduced a prohibition on 'unfair clauses' in agreements between enterprises through the Law of 4 April 2019 concerning the abuse...
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New rules on B2B contracts
News - 15 October 2020 - Belgium

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...
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News - 11 September 2020 - Belgium

New Belgian rules on economic dependence

On 22 August 2020, new Belgian rules on economic dependence entered into force.
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Rules banning abuse of economic dependence enter into force
News - 21 August 2020 - Belgium

Rules banning abuse of economic dependence enter into force

The Belgian rules on abuse of economic dependence enter into force on 22 August 2020, following the official publication of the Royal Decree of 31 July 2020...
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