CMS | Newsletter | May 2016

CMS Newsletter – May 2016

Dear Reader,

With our monthly newsletter, we keep you updated on important legal developments in Belgium and Luxembourg. In this issue, there will be updates on M&A, competition law, public procurement and employment & pensions. Please also check out the seminars we’re offering you in Brussels and Luxembourg during the month of June.

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Tom Heremans
Managing Partner

CMS News

Upcoming Seminars:

6 June 2016: Lunch overheidsopdrachten | Lunch marchés publics, CMS Brussels
7 June 2016: Taxation of controlled foreign companies in Russia, CMS Luxembourg
9 June 2016: Real Estate Campus 2016, CMS Brussels
28 June 2016: Haftung der Verwaltungsratsmitglieder und Geschäftsführer luxemburgischer Unternehmen, CMS Luxembourg

Corporate and M&A

• Nouvel éclairage sur l’exécution des garanties contractuelles prévues dans les conventions de cession de parts
Le 2 avril 2015, la Cour d’appel de Liège (la "Cour") a rendu un...
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• Investissement : rapide tour d’horizon sur les différentes formes d’obligations
Les sociétés anonymes, à l’instar des sociétés...
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Competition & EU

• Priorities of the Belgian Competition Authority for 2016
On 28 April 2016, the Belgian Competition Authority issued its policy priorities for th...
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• The new European Commission Notice on the notion of State aid
In accordance with the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, State aid is fo...
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• Ryanair’s fee dispute at Riga airport before the highest EU Court
A dispute on airport charges at Riga airport has been brought before the Court of Justi...
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Public Procurement & PPP

• The Public Procurement draft law has been adopted in Parliament!
It’s official. The Public Procurement draft law was adopted by Parliament on 12 M...
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• European Single Procurement Document mandatory for procurements above European thresholds as from 18 April 2016
As from 18 April 2016, the European Single Procurement Document ("ESPD") is m...
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Employment & Pensions

• Cross-border secondment: DIMONA obligation not applicable to seconded (sham) self-employed individuals holding valid A1 certificate
A Supreme Court decision of February 2016 reminds host Member States of the evidential ...
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• Farewell Mémorial C. Welcome RESA! Full computerization of the Luxembourg official gazette for legal publications – the next step into the digital future of companies
On 10 May 2016 the Luxembourg Parliament adopted draft bill no. 6624 on the reform of t...
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