CMS | Newsletter | October 2018

CMS Newsletter – October 2018

Dear Reader,

As always, we are pleased to bring you the latest legal developments with this edition of our monthly newsletter, which contains updates on banking and finance, employment, competition and state aid and tax law.

Please also check out the upcoming seminars we are organizing in our Brussels and Antwerp offices.

We hope you have an enjoyable read.

Renaud Dupont
Managing Partner

CMS News

Upcoming seminars:

12 November 2018:


  Lunchs marchés publics: Les interactions entre les marchés publics et le droit social | Lunch Overheidsopdrachten: De interactie tussen overheidsopdrachten en het sociaal recht, CMS Brussels

20 November 2018:


Studienamiddag: 101 marketingvragen juridisch beantwoord, CMS Brussels

20 November 2018:
  Collusion and Public Procurement Webinar

10 December 2018:

  Lunchs marchés publics: L’analyse des prix | Lunch Overheidsopdrachten: De analyse van de prijzen, CMS Brussels

19 February 2019:



Studienamiddag: 101 marketingvragen juridisch beantwoord, CMS Antwerp


Banking & Finance

• EU proposal to define “pre-marketing” under AIFMD
Pre-marketing (of an alternative investment fund (“AIF”)) is not defined un...
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Competition & EU

• No illegal State aid in favour of McDonald’s in Luxembourg
On 19 September 2018, the European Commission concluded its investigation into two tax ...
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• European Commission charges Slovak rail company with dawn raid obstruction
On 25 September 2018, the European Commission sent a Statement of Objections to ZSSK, a...
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• Wraking van de leden van het Mededingingscollege: het Marktenhof verduidelijkt
De leden van het Mededingingscollege van de Belgische mededingingsautoriteit werden op ...
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Employment & Pensions

• Le travail dominical franchit une nouvelle étape !
Le 4 octobre dernier, le projet de loi modifiant la loi du 16 mars 1971 sur le travail ...
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Tax & Estate Planning

• Life insurance contracts to be listed at Central Point of Contact
The Central Point of Contact (“CPC”), which is held by the National Bank of...
Read more

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