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B2B prohibition of unfair clauses creates legal uncertainty for M&A practice
News - 22 Oct 2020

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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COVID-19 measure: two royal decrees concerning partial exemption from payment of payroll taxes
News - 21 Oct 2020

COVID-19 measure: two royal decrees concerning partial exemption from payment of payroll taxes

Following the Bill dated 15 July 2020 (Belgian official Gazette of 23 July 2020), the new system of (partial) exemption from payment of withheld payroll taxes...

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Registration of supporting documents in the Belgian UBO register
News - 19 Oct 2020

Registration of supporting documents in the Belgian UBO register

Companies and other legal entities incorporated in Belgium must register their ultimate beneficial owners in the Belgian UBO register.

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New rules on B2B contracts
News - 15 Oct 2020

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 - 15 Oct 2020

EU Crowdfunding Regulation adopted by European Parliament

The European Parliament has adopted the Regulation on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business

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News - 13 Oct 2020

OECD releases updated Pillar Two proposal for global minimum effective taxation

OECD released for public consultation updated reports on its two-pillar proposal to address the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy.

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News - 13 Oct 2020

OECD releases updated Pillar One blueprint on new taxing right for market jurisdictions

OECD released for public consultation updated reports on its two-pillar proposal to address the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy.

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Social media apps on Iphone
News - 09 Oct 2020

Social media and its influence on dismissal law

WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram do not only influence our everyday life, but also influences the relationships on the work floor.

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News - 08 Oct 2020

Loyens & Loeff is the most listed firm in Who's Who Legal: Corporate Tax - Advisory 2020

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

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Article - 07 Oct 2020

EU dawn raids at French supermarkets ruled illegal

The Court has ruled that a dawn raid carried out by the European Commission at several French supermarket distributors was partially unlawful.

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New Royal Decree extends (disclosure) obligations of the Belgian UBO register
News - 06 Oct 2020

New Royal Decree extends (disclosure) obligations of the Belgian UBO register

Companies and other legal entities incorporated in Belgium must register their ultimate beneficial owners (“UBOs”) in the Belgian UBO register. The deadline...

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News - 05 Oct 2020

Legal considerations for businesses during the coronavirus outbreak in Belgium

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact the daily lives of people around the world, the priority for companies remains, of course, the safety of their...

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