CMS | Newsletter | November 2017






CMS Newsletter – November 2017

Dear Reader,

We are pleased to bring you our updates on the legal evolutions in the area of data protection, competition, employment, public procurement, healthcare, and the travel sector.

Please also check out Virginie Dor's bilingual public procurement Codex, and the lunch seminar she will present on 13 December 2018 about procurement law.

As the end of the year is coming near, we wish you plenty of happiness for the festive season.

Tom Heremans
Managing Partner





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Réformes des marchés publics | Hervormingen van overheidsopdrachten, CMS Brussels

 

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Overheidsopdrachten Code(x) Marchés publics

Ce code offre à tout praticien de la matière des marchés publics un outil adapté et compréhensif. En présentant les textes en français et en néerlandais côté à coté, ce code permettra de guider tant les adjudicateurs que les opérateurs économiques lors de la passation et de l’exécution des marchés publics, quelle que soit la région linguistique du pays dans laquelle il passe ses marchés.

Plus d'informations et commandes

Deze codex bundelt alle teksten die relevant zijn voor de gunning en uitvoering van overheidsopdrachten. De Franse en Nederlandse tekst worden naast elkaar geplaatst. Op deze manier biedt deze codex zowel aanbesteders als ondernemingen een vlotte toegang tot de relevante regelgeving , en dit ongeacht het taalgebied waarin de opdracht wordt geplaatst.

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Retail & Consumer Products

• La loi sur le contrat de voyages à forfait et les prestations de voyage liées est attendue pour le 1er janvier 2018
Actuellement, la réforme tant attendue de la loi du 16 février 1994 sur l...
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Intellectual Property & Technology

• EU issues draft guidance on data breach handling
There has been a lot to do about the changes that are to be implemented by companies pr...
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Competition & EU

• European Commission authorizes compensation to La Banque Postale for providing access to free basic bank services
On 24 October 2017, the European Commission approved a EUR 1.83 billion public service ...
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• Commission’s green light for the acquisition of Banque Internationale à Luxembourg by the Chinese Legend Holdings Corporation
On 9 October 2017, Chinese company Legend Holdings Corporation notified the European Co...
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• Belgian tax measures for maritime transport approved by the European Commission
In March 2015, Belgium notified the European Commission of the extension of a support s...
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• European Commission consults on sustainable finance
On 13 November 2017, the European Commission launched a public consultation on sustaina...
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• Air Berlin takeover under European Commission scrutiny
At the beginning of November, both Lufthansa and easyJet notified the European Commissi...
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Health

• Koninklijk Besluit regelt toezicht op klinische proeven
Een nieuw Koninklijk Besluit bepaalt de samenstelling en werking van de organen die toe...
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• Zorgverleners hebben voortaan één centraal platform voor hun informatie-uitwisseling: UPPAD
De FOD Volksgezondheid, het RIZIV, het Vlaams Agentschap Zorg en Gezondheid, het zijn m...
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• "Whole genome sequencing" coming soon to a clinical practice in Belgium?
On 19 October, Belgian health Minister Maggie De Block submitted to Parliament her trad...
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Public Procurement & PPP

• Circulaire régionale du 2 octobre 2017 e-Procurement – Utilisation des applications e-Procurement par les entités de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale – Entrée en vigueur le 1er décembre 2017
La circulaire régionale du 2 octobre 2017, encadrant l’utilisation des app...
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Employment & Pensions

• Flexi-jobs; no longer just for the Horeca sector!
The law of 16 November 2015 instituted a new form of employment. Employees who already ...
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• E-commerce: towards flexibility!
In Belgium, night work, i.e. work undertaken between 8pm and 6am, is prohibited. The le...
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• Proposed changes to Belgian labour legislation
A draft law of 6 November 2017, aims to modify some aspects of current Belgian labour l...
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• Federal government to amend notice periods for employment terminated during the first six months
Following the ban on the trial period in 2014, the federal government now plans to furt...
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