News

06 Dec

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

Publication
27 Nov

Successful second edition of Crash Course Competition

We would like to thank the participants of our Crash Course Competition for a great second edition. The Crash Course Competition is a 2-day course on competition law for in-house legal counsels. We are very happy that they describe the Crash Course as "an indispensable course for each in house counsel, exceeding the expectations by far”.

Seminar
25 Nov

Herlinde Burez participated in the stakeholder workshop of DG Competitio

Herlinde Burez participated in the stakeholder workshop of DG Competition, organised as part of the review of the block exemption regulation for vertical agreements. This way, contrast was able to contribute to the review process of the rules and received valuable information on the position of the various stakeholders.

Seminar
20 Nov

Anouk Focquet on testing a tracking system that continuously monitors every step of employees

Anouk Focquet commented in 'De Tijd' on the testing a tracking system that continuously monitors every step of employees and visitors via electronic cards and sensors. Anouk explains that when it comes to privacy, there is “one golden rule: the measure may not go beyond what a company considers to be strictly necessary”. Want to know more? Read Anouk’s full contribution in 'De Tijd'. 

Publication
15 Nov

A warm welcome to our new contrasters

We are happy to welcome our newest legal talent: Arnaud Helsen joined our corporate and commerical team, and Sibrecht Kinget is now part of our corporate team.

People
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).

Seminar
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!

Publication
06 Nov

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

During a CV workshop hosted by ELSA Brussels, contrast and LexGo.be shared some 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!

Students
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!

Seminar
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.

Publication