CMS | Newsletter | November 2018

CMS Newsletter – November 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 intellectual property, banking and finance, employment, health care and insurance law.

Please also check out the upcoming seminars and webinars we are organizing as well as the article written by Carl Leermakers and Magali Comans on Directors Liability, published in De Tijd.

We hope you have an enjoyable read.

Renaud Dupont
Managing Partner

CMS News


Naar redelijke aansprakelijkheid bedrijfsleiders (De Tijd, 25 October 2018)


Upcoming seminars:    

6 December 2018:

  Employment Webinar: Cross-border restructuring - national and regional perspectives: Belgium

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


Intellectual Property & Technology

• De Antigoon-leer en het beslag inzake namaak
In twee recente arresten deden de hoven van beroep te Antwerpen en te Brussel uitspraak...
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• Copyright cannot protect the taste of your cream cheese dip
On 13 November 2018, the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU”) rendered a sig...
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Banking & Finance

• Belgian implementation of IDD now adopted
On 14 November 2018, the Belgian parliament finally adopted the draft law (“Draft...
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• Last call: creditors holding a pledge over business assets vested prior to 1 January 2018? Register now, or forever hold your peace
Creditors who already held a so-called ‘pledge over business assets’ prior ...
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• Nieuwe wijzigingen in het gezondheidszorglandschap
Op 16 november 2018 werd een nieuwe wet gepubliceerd die verschillende maatregelen inho...
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Employment & Pensions

• The single permit introduced in Belgium
Soon, non-EEA nationals coming to work in Belgium will be able to make one application ...
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• Wetsontwerp aanvullend pensioen voor werknemers goedgekeurd
Op 22 november jongstleden werd een wetsontwerp goedgekeurd met betrekking tot het vrij...
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• Belgium to create new regulatory framework for MGAs
The Belgian regulator has published a draft law amending the law of 4 April 2014 on ins...
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