12 Nov

Filip Tuytschaever trained Georgian judges and officials in competition law

On 9 and 10 November, Filip Tuytschaever was in Tbilisi (Georgia) to train judges and officials in competition law in the framework of a EuropeAid project (European Union Support to the Georgian Competition Agency).

07 Nov

Privacy Talk - The use of (electronic) identity cards.

(Electronic) identity cards are an easy means to identify people. However, their use is not without risk. Want to find out what you need to know and what you need to do? Read more in our new Privacy Talk!

06 Nov

VUB students kick-start their career with contrast's CV workshop

During a CV workshop hosted by ELSA Brussels, Eva Alboort and Simone Goyvaerts, together with, shared hand-on tips & tricks on how to make your personal CV and cover letter stand out, practical advice to make a favourable first impression during job interviews and info on how an internship can contribute to your professional career

A special thanks to ELSA Brussels for having us. Thanks also to LexGo and the group of interactive participants for making this CV workshop a success together!

04 Nov

Evi Noël shared her experience as paralegal @ UCLL

Evi Noël gave a guest lecture at the Hogeschool UC Leuven-Limburg - UCLL, emphasizing the role and the importance of paralegals in a modern law firm. Evi has been a #paralegal at the Competition & EU team of contrast since September 2014. She spoke about her studies in Law Practice at the UCLL and her experience as a paralegal at contrast, sharing practical tips and tricks with the audience. Want to see what more contrast does for students? Check out our student page!

31 Oct

‘Gegevensbescherming in de praktijk’ - a practical book on the GDPR

We are proud to announce that ‘Gegevensbescherming in de praktijk’ has been published! The unique combination of academic knowledge and practical experience makes the book an indispensable tool for every (in-house) lawyer and student who comes into contact with the GDPR.

29 Oct

Welcome to our new receptionist!

Our new receptionist Goele Govaerts has joined the contrast team. She will welcome you, and we welcome her! 

18 Oct

contrast seminars - 'Franchise: de juridische uitdagingen getackeld'

Yesterdag, we had our contrast seminar on the legal challenges of franchising. A special thank you goes out to the expert panel Stijn Claeys, Kristof Vanhove, PhD, Herlinde Burez and Anouk Focquet and the interactive audience for making the seminar a success! You can consult the materials on the seminar for free.

10 Oct

ITP - They´re big, I´m little, and it just ain´t fair!

Another montly 'In The Picture' is here! Do you want to know more about smaller suppliers and the food supply chain? Visit our publications page and find out more.

03 Oct

Frank Wijckmans spoke at Annual Competition Litigation Conference

On 3 October, Frank Wijckmans discussed how to deal with multiple claims in multiple jurisdictions at the gcrlive 11th Annual Competition Litigation Conference hosted by Global Competition Review. Together with other panel members Kim Dietzel, Thomas Funke and Mark Simpson, Frank tackled the challenges and opportunities for claimants and defendants across Europe.

27 Sep

Austrian/German edition of 'Vertical Agreements in EU Competition Law’

Last year, Frank Wijckmans and Filip Tuytschaever published the third edition of ‘Vertical Agreements in EU Competition Law at Oxford University Press. The book is the centrepiece of a truly pan-European project, with a European family of monographs that will be published in the local languages of close to twenty jurisdictions. A Belgian-Dutch, Bulgarian, Polish and Swedish edition have already been published.

We are very proud to announce that our project now includes a German-Austrian edition! The book is published by CH Beck and LexisNexis. A sincere thank you goes out to the teams at ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN and Eisenberger & Herzog Attorneys-at-Law for their relentless efforts to get this monograph published. 

You can have a look at the book and order it via this link below: