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Digital Economy

Digital transformation is all about using the latest technology to improve your business model. Digital technology creates new business opportunities which in turn creates a whole new range of tax and legal challenges such as contracting, data protection, privacy questions, intellectual property, consumer protection and competition issues.

05-07-2022

Over the past few weeks, we have discussed the main changes to Belgian consumer law resulting from the implementation of the so-called Digital Sales Directive and Omnibus Directive.

COVID-19

The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic reach across borders, industries, and legal disciplines. That is why Loyens & Loeff has set up dedicated expert teams - to offer you an integrated answer to all your legal and tax questions related to the coronavirus outbreak.

15-10-2021

Op 12 maart 2020 werd door het kabinet aangekondigd dat vanwege COVID-19 iedereen die daartoe in staat was de komende twee weken thuis moest werken.

How we can help

Our Data Protection & Privacy team combines the regulatory data protection expertise of various jurisdictions from an IT, corporate, competition, finance, employment and tax law perspective.

Our in-depth knowledge is reflected in our wide range of relevant legal and compliance services. You can rely on our team for all encompassing, pragmatic, industry leading and tailor made solutions, which include:

  • Data Protection topics – advising on a wide range of data protection topics such as privacy policies, disclaimers and clauses, marketing strategies or employee privacy related matters.
  • Litigation & Dispute resolution – providing assistance with complaint-handling, pre-trial representationand during courtproceedings.
  • Data breach assistance – advising on preventing a data breach, data breach response services or assisting during investigations by data protection authorities and with the notification of the breach.
  • Enforcement – Providing training regarding supervision and enforcement by the supervisory authority, for example, what to expect in terms of sanctions and dawn raids.
  • Contracting – Assisting with negotiating, drafting and reviewing (data protection related) contracts like data transfer agreements, data processing agreements but also clinical trial agreements.
  • GDPR compliance – Setting up GDPR compliance frameworks, carrying out data protection and due diligence audits and also providing in-house training and workshops about ‘how to be GDPR compliant’ in your sector and business. Furthermore we assist with carrying out Data Protection Impact Assessments,internal record keeping obligations, Privacy by design and with the appointment of a Data Protection Officer.

Large and medium-sized companies often encounter competition law and other types of governmental regulation in many aspects of their business. To succeed in the modern world, companies need to navi

Should a dawn raid occur at your company premises, we provide a step-by-step guide on how to deal with it. We also explain how our team can advise and support you during this process.
What are the legal and compliance services that we offer to our clients?
What are the legal and compliance services that we offer to our clients?
Our thorough understanding of the entire sector of Data Protection & Privacy is reflected through our full range of relevant legal and compliance services. You can reply on us for all encompassing, pragmatic, industry leading and tailor made solutions.
Belgium - GDPR Expert Session
Belgium - GDPR Expert Session
Join us and refresh your data protection knowledge at our GDPR Expert Sessions. The fifth session will be an in-person event.

What others say

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Lawyers at Loyens & Loeff have ‘an excellent eye for detail
Legal 500 (2018)
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"Loyens & Loeff N.V. is a highly professional law firm with dedicated and competent specialist lawyers. The firm has a broad range of legal specialisms, and is always willing to assist in new or ongoing files/cases."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"This team has very expansive knowledge about the data privacy and data protection field, one that covers multiple industries and practices. I am always impressed by their ability to address my convoluted issues in an immediate way with an understanding of how the law would apply based on the specific context of the matter."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"It’s about law, but with a business twist. They for sure understand how that works."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"Very professional team that stands out in terms of legal support and that leads by example in terms of what clients look for when engaging with outside counsel. The team has a strong innovation focus and is keen on sharing insights about innovations with clients. The team leads by example in showcasing the importance of diversity and inclusion."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"The team has a very high level of knowledge. When necessary, colleagues or experts are quickly involved in sub-questions. Our work was new to us (as a result of the crisis), but there was also a new playing field for stakeholders. The team contributed ideas about the organisation of the work and its legal consequences."
Legal 500 (2022)
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