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Significant shift in Belgian corporate law

by George Botaris — Oct 07, 2015 06:13 PM
07.10.15 | Several newspapers including De Tijd and L’Echo, have reported on Minister of Justice Koen Geens’ intention to implement the proposals made by the Belgian Centre for Corporate Law (BCV-CDS) – a think-tank which gathers professors and researchers of all Belgian law faculties.

Does business relocation to Flanders equal employment documents translation?

by George Botaris — Sep 29, 2015 11:06 AM
29.09.15 | With its recently published ruling of 13 February 2015, the Brussels Labour Court of Appeal seems to reverse its previous case law by ruling that an employer moving its business seat from the bilingual capital city Brussels to the Dutch speaking Flanders region will need to draw up all documents intended for its staff in Dutch. All documents drawn up in another language are considered null and void, including documents validly drafted in that other language before the move.

Constitutional Court rules deviating notice periods for blue-collar construction workers discriminatory

by George Botaris — Sep 18, 2015 03:11 PM
18.09.15 | With its 17 September 2015 ruling, the Constitutional Court added a new chapter to the ongoing discussion around the discrimination between blue- and white-collar workers.

The year of the Cayman

by Fabienne Fonder — Jul 28, 2015 02:48 PM
28.07.15 | The long awaited look-through tax, also referred to as the ‘Cayman tax’, has finally been adopted by the Belgian Federal Parliament on 24 July 2015. After the Program Law is published in the Belgian Official Journal, it will apply on income received, attributed or made payable by legal arrangements as of 1 January 2015.

Tax Shift and Budget 2016 Agreement – Detailed overview of measures

by Fabienne Fonder — Jul 27, 2015 03:19 PM
27.07.15 | This newsflash provides an in-depth overview of the measures in the Tax Shift and Budget 2016 Agreement reached by the Belgian Federal Government on 23 July 2015. The below information should be treated with caution, as many questions remain open. In addition, for some of the measures, conflicting information circulates in the (financial) press.

Monthly real estate update - What's new?

by George Botaris — Jun 24, 2015 05:08 PM
Monthly real estate update - What's new? 24.06.15 | June 2015

Walloon government adopts implementing decisions further to the Decree on commercial establishments

by George Botaris — Jun 05, 2015 04:38 PM
05.06.15 | On 5 February 2015, the Decree concerning commercial establishments was adopted by the Walloon Parliament. This Decree has been implemented by the Walloon government through four decisions.

Wage moderation act: what does it mean?

by Fabienne Fonder — Jun 04, 2015 10:03 AM
04.06.15 | The Law of 27 April 2015 (published and entered into force on 30 April 2015) sets the maximum margin for remuneration cost evolution at 0% for 2015 and at 0.5% for 2016. Furthermore, it establishes that, for 2016, the maximum margin of 0.5% can be increased by 0.3% of the total net remuneration, without increasing the costs to the employer.

Monthly real estate update - What's new?

by George Botaris — May 20, 2015 11:43 AM
Monthly real estate update - What's new? 19.05.15 | May 2015

Monthly real estate update - What's new?

by George Botaris — May 20, 2015 11:45 AM
Monthly real estate update - What's new? 13.04.15 | April 2015
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