15 Mar

GDPR Countdown

70 days left until the GDPR – Check out this week’s tip on the rights of data subjects whose personal data is stored, part of our GDPR toolkit.

12 Mar

Practice-oriented monograph on distribution agreements in Belgium and The Netherlands published by Larcier

As part of a unique pan-European project, Publisher Larcier  has just released a monograph (662 p.) dealing with distribution agreements in Belgium and The Netherlands. The publication is modelled after "Vertical Agreements In EU Competiton Law", authored by Frank Wijckmans and Filip Tuytschaever and recently published by Oxford University Press. For the Dutch publication contrast teamed up with the Dutch specialists of the law firm Banning. More local monographs that form part of this pan-European project are expected within the coming weeks. "Distributieovereenkomsten" is now available in the contrast bookshop.

11 Mar

Marijke Roelants will speak at M&D Seminars

On 22 March 2018, Marijke Roelants, counsel at contrast, will speak at the webinar ‘Contracts to secure a third-party debt’, organised by M&D Seminars. During her presentation, Marijke will analyse the various contracts to ensure that the counterparty fulfills its commitments. You can enroll via the following link.

09 Mar

contrast at ‘Young entrepreneur of the year’

As contrast finds it important to support young entrepreneurs, it will sponsor this year’s edition of the award ‘Young entrepreneur of the year’, organised by Junior Chamber International (JCI) on 15 March 2018. You can find the evening programme and the registration form via the following link.

06 Mar

contrast gave a compliance training at B2S Antwerp

On 14 March 2018, Frank Wijckmans and Stefanie Colaers gave a compliance training at Business2Students Antwerp. They demonstrated how a compliance programme can help a company to identify and limit competition risks and gave the students tips and tricks useful for every future company lawyer, lawyer and CEO. During the reception afterwards, students had the opportunity to ask further questions in an informal manner, or to discuss any summer internship or job. 

05 Mar

Toprankings for contrast

Awaiting this year’s edition of Chambers & Partners Europe and Legal 500, contrast can already proudly announce that both the Corporate and M&A team and the Competition & EU team continue to be highly recommended by Chambers & Partners Global. Read on our website which praiseful comments our lawyers receive from clients.

02 Mar

contrast will attend the Negotiation Competition

contrast will attend the Negotiation Competition, organised by ELSA Brussel on 14 March 2018. If you are interested in how disputes can be settled out-of-court and you want to enhance your negotiation skills, you can apply until 4 March 2018 via the following link.

01 Mar

GDPR Countdown

84 days left until the GDPR – Check out this week’s tip on appointing a Data Protection Officer (DPO), part of our GDPR toolkit.

21 Feb

contrast law seminars organized a panel discussion

contrast law seminars organized a panel discussion on the GDPR and the practical steps that each company must take in the run-up to the legislation entering into force. For more information on this topic, you can consult the slides and the documentation via the following link.

Students who are interested to attend our ‘Knipperlichten’ seminar on 14 March 2018 can try to get a wildcard, via the ‘student wildcard’ button on our contrast law seminars website. With a wildcard you get a free seminar, a free copy of the book that we highlight during the seminar and a meet and greet with a contrast partner. Good luck!

Seminar Students
19 Feb

contrast launched its compliance programme

In the course of January contrast launched its brand-new compliance programme. The programme proves that competition law compliance can be fun. We surprise you with snappy cartoon-based movies (our ‘cartovies’), hands-on workshops, to-the-point guidelines and an effective monitoring tool. Want to know more? Check out our website.