23 Jan

A warm welcome to our newest legal talent

We are very happy to welcome Sofie Deprez as associate in our Competition & EU team! Want to know more about Sofie? Visit our team page

20 Jan

The contrast support team is growing

A warm welcome to Annick, Barbara, Nancy and Véronique, who just joined the contrast support team. Want to know what it is like to be a contraster? Visit our career page for all our opportunities. 

17 Jan

Frank Wijckmans lectures at Brussels School of Competition

Frank Wijckmans teaches the law and economics of vertical restraints at the Brussels School of Competition (BSC) with Luc Peeperkorn. If you want to know all there is to know about vertical restraints in competition law, order your copy of “Vertical Agreements in EU Competition Law”!

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14 Jan

Privacy Talk - What’s the latest on standard contractual clauses for international data transfers?

Does your company use the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses for international data transfers? There is a lot of movement in that field. Read all about it in this month’s Privacy Talk.

06 Jan

A warm welcome to our winter trainee Lucas

New year, new challenges, new opportunities! Lucas Devogel starts off 2020 with an internship at contrast. We’re thrilled to have him with us! Also interested in an inspiring internship? Check out our student career opportunities

20 Dec 2019

Bart Bellen held guest lecture at Ghent University

Bart Bellen held a guest lecture on representations and warranties in M&A deals at the University of Ghent as part of professor Christoph Van der Elst’s ‘Grondige studie handelscontracten’ class. A special thank you to the group of 140 students for making this such an interactive session. The students with the most interesting questions received a copy of our book ‘Share Purchase Agreements – Belgian Law and Practice’.

17 Dec 2019

How may data protection legislation affect compliance with competition law?

In a contribution ‘Gegevensbescherming en mededinging: een artificieel of intelligent huwelijk?’, published in the latest edition of Politeia’s journal ‘Privacy & Persoonsgegevens', Anouk Foquet and Julie Van Pée discuss the impact of the German Facebook case on competition law compliance. Visit our publications page to download the article for free.

12 Dec 2019

Bart Bellen and Breth Hermans spoke at Paralegal Day

Bart Bellen and Breth Hermans discussed the highlights of this new Code and the most important practical implications for paralegals today at the Paralegal Day organized by Wolters Kluwer,. Do you want to know more about the new Code of companies and associations? Get your copy via our bookshop, and consult our In a Nutshell newsletters.

10 Dec 2019

Privacy Talk - Can I send an electronic Christmas card soon?

The end of the year is coming up and you want to send an electronic ChristmasCard to your professional contacts. Do you want to know how to comply with the GDPR rules? Click the link below and read all about it in our Privacy Talk. Read all about it in our Privacy Talk.

06 Dec 2019

ITP - The UBO register: the moment of truth

Want to know more on the UBO register and what kind of information people can access via this register? Read all about it in the December edition of our 'In The Picture' newsletter