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Updated Article - 19 Jan 2021

Competition law in the Netherlands in 2020

We are pleased to present to you with out overview of competition law developments in the Netherlands in 2020.

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Updated News - 18 Jan 2021

Loyens & Loeff’s Commercial Contracts, IP/IT and Data Protection & Privacy practice reinforced with the appointment of Stéphanie De Smedt as Counsel

Stéphanie De Smedt has been appointed as counsel at Loyens & Loeff in Belgium with effect from 1 January 2021.

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Tax shelter for equity investments in starting companies indirect investment through starter funds finally possible
Updated News - 13 Jan 2021

Brexit: What is the applicable VAT regime for supplies of goods between the EU and UK as from January 1st, 2021?

The UK’s new status as third country for VAT purposes - as a result of the Brexit - has entirely changed the applicable VAT regime for supplies of goods between...

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News - 11 Jan 2021

Luxembourg tax authorities issue circular on interest deduction limitation rule

The long-awaited guidance notably clarifies the notion of borrowing costs and the grandfathering rule for loans predating 17 June 2016.

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(International) non-profit associations – New options for the organisation of general meetings
News - 11 Jan 2021

(International) non-profit associations – New options for the organisation of general meetings

Following the temporary measures taken by the Belgian government to ensure the functioning of the Belgian entities during the first coronavirus lockdown, the...

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Belgium introduces a wealth tax with new tax on securities accounts
News - 07 Jan 2021

Belgium introduces a wealth tax with new tax on securities accounts

As announced in a previous article, the Belgian government wants to introduce a new tax in succession to the annulled tax on securities accounts. The final draft...

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News - 06 Jan 2021

The Legal 500 Private Equity Country Comparative Guide 2021 : Belgium

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of private equity laws and regulations applicable in Belgium.

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News - 04 Jan 2021

Brexit: What is the applicable VAT regime for cross-border EU-UK services as of January 1st 2021?

As of 1 January 2021, the UK is a third country, as a result of which EU legislation is in principle no longer applicable. How does this impact cross-border...

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News - 31 Dec 2020

Last-minute Brexit deal extends free flow of personal data to UK with 6 months

On 24 December 2020, the EU and the UK reached an agreement over some essential Brexit modalities, including the exchange of personal data between the EU and...

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Cross-border workers: COVID-19 agreements extended
News - 24 Dec 2020

Cross-border workers: COVID-19 agreements extended until 31 March 2021

Belgium has concluded agreements with Germany, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands on the tax impact of international travel restrictions and health instructions...

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Temporary statutory moratorium on creditors rights
News - 24 Dec 2020

Belgium imposes second temporary statutory moratorium on creditors’ rights

During this second wave of COVID, new lock-down measures have been taken. Belgium has already provided for numerous measures to mitigate the economic impact...

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Article - 24 Dec 2020

EU Tax Alert - December 2020

The EU tax alert will inform you of recent developments in EU tax law.

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