Herlinde Burez moderated panel discussion at Competition Law Challenges in the Motor Vehicle Sector
Herlinde Burez moderated a panel discussion on “Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation: What Does the Industry Want?” at the “Competition Law Challenges in the Motor Vehicle Sector” - the only conference in Europe focusing on competition law in the motor vehicle industry. The debate was a platform for participants to discuss the next Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation and addressed the specific needs of the different stakeholders in the automotive sector.
For more information, visit the website of the event.Seminar
The impact of the GDPR on M&A-transactions
Anouk Focquet and Julie Van Pée published an article on data protection in the latest edition of Financieel Management PRO. The article discusses the impact of the GDPR on M&A-transactions and the key focus areas for the buyer and seller, especially when negotiating the SPA and conducting a due diligence. The article can be consulted here.Publication
Belgian national chapter on private antitrust enforcement
A Belgian national chapter on private antitrust enforcement written by Frank Wijckmans, Maaike Visser, Karolien Francken, Monique Sengeløv and Manda Wilson has been published in The Private Competition Enforcement Review (edited by Ilene Gotts). the chapter is available here.Publication
Final countdown to the new Code: a recap on the eve of D-Day
Tomorrow, on 1 May 2019, the new Code will enter into force. Are you prepared? Our final “In a Nutshell” on the new Code clarifies the entry into force and the transition regime for existing companies and associations.
New Code of Companies and Associations in a Nutshell #7
Not-for-profit: the end justifies the means. Check out our seventh “In a Nutshell” on the New Code.Publication
New Code of Companies and Associations in a Nutshell #6
Cap on director liability: much ado about nothing? Take a look at our sixth “In a Nutshell” on the new Code.Publication
New Code of Companies and Associations in a Nutshell #5
Interested to find out which new governance tools our new Code of Companies and Associations has in store? Check out our fifth “In a Nutshell” on the new Code.Publication
Elsa career day Brussels on 24 april
contrast will be present at the Elsa Career day Brussels on 24 April ! Do come visit us and discover how contrast can pop your career. More info on our student corner: https://www.contrast-law.be/en/careers/students/Students
New Code of Companies and Associations in a Nutshell #4
To distribute or not to distribute? Our fourth “in a Nutshell” newsletter on the new Code of Companies and Associations highlights the most important changes with respect to dividends and other distributions.Press
Vertical restraints - Time for no change?
Frank Wijckmans commented on the evaluation of the EU general block exemption regulation for vertical agreements in Competition Law Insight. The article contains an overview of the possible changes to the block exemption regulation (for example as regards selective distribution, vertical price fixing and non-compete obligations). It can be consulted here.Publication