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Belgian government imposes temporary statutory moratorium
News - 14 May 2020

Belgian government imposes temporary statutory moratorium on creditors’ rights

Belgium has already taken numerous measures to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The federal government has now also decided temporarily...

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Article - 12 May 2020

Cross-border workers working from home - International COVID-19 measures agreed between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany

International COVID-19 measures agreed between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany

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Business man walking in building
News - 12 May 2020

Belgium introduces enhanced flexibility in the organisation of shareholders and boards’ meetings

The social distancing measures and travel restrictions imposed by the governments to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus make the holding of meetings of the...

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Belgian Data Protection Authority scrutinised by Brussels Markets Court
News - 12 May 2020

Belgian Data Protection Authority scrutinised by Brussels Markets Court

In February 2020, the Markets Court (a division of Brussels’ Court of Appeal) annulled the decision by which the Belgian Data Protection Authority (BDPA) had...

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News - 07 May 2020

COVID-19: Impact on listed companies – press release from the FSMA

On 26 March, the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) published a press release regarding the impact of COVID-19 on listed companies.

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News - 06 May 2020

Corporate governance in times of COVID-19 – Impact on the functioning of board and shareholders meetings in Belgium

We are currently facing uncertain times, and companies must address many challenges: keeping their workforce and customers safe, ensuring business continuity,...

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Corona parental leave effective May 1st, 2020!
News - 05 May 2020

Corona parental leave effective May 1st, 2020!

In the current context of the coronavirus crisis, a Royal Decree, which comes into force on 1 May, will allow employees with young children to take exceptional...

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COVID-19 and public procurement in Belgium
News - 30 Apr 2020

COVID-19 and public procurement in Belgium

Measures have been taken by the Belgian authorities to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most importantly, a Ministerial Decision of 18 March 2020, as amended...

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Article - 30 Apr 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on cross-border commuting and the residence status of individuals: some remarks

On 3 April 2020, the OECD Secretariat issued its analysis on tax treaties and the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

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News - 29 Apr 2020

EUTA Weekly update - Important additional Dutch tax measures to deal with COVID-19 impact announced

In this EUTA Special edition we provide an overview of the most important measures announced last week by the Dutch government.

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News - 24 Apr 2020

Collaborative economics: Judgment of the Constitutional Court dated 23 April 2020

In a judgment dated on Thursday 23 April 2020, the Constitutional Court annulled the law establishing the tax and social security regime relating to associative...

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Possibility to sign notarial deeds by digital procuration during COVID-19-lockdown
News - 22 Apr 2020

Digital power of attorney soon possible for the signature of notarial deeds

In recent years various initiatives have been taken in the field of digitalisation of the work of the civil notary. The COVID-19 lockdown and related government...

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