Newsletter 01-2014

Dear reader, please find herewith our Newsletter with the following content:

The “unified status”
blue-collar workers/
white-collar workers in practice

The law of 26 December 2013, having had meanwhile broad attention from the media and fitting in the framework of the unification of the status of blue-collar workers and white-collar workers, forces the employers to make adjustments with respect to their personnel policies and the implementation thereof.
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Proposal for Directive on the protection
of knowhow and trade secrets

On 28 November 2013, the European Commission issued a proposal for a Directive on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure.
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The law on combating late payments
in commercial transactions
has been amended

The Law of 2 August 2002 on combating late payment in commercial transactions has recently been amended by the Law of 22 November 2013 (Belgian Official Gazette of 10 December 2013) pursuant to the implementation of the European Directive 2011/7/EU by the Belgian legislator. The new law entered into force on 16 March 2013.
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Creditors with a disputed claim are now
protected in case of capital restructuring

In order to preserve the rights of the creditors with a disputed claim in case of certain capital restructuring measurements, the possibility to claim security standing and to claim joint and several liability claim will now be guaranteed.
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Official cross out of companies from
the Crossroads bank of Enterprises

The Crossroads bank of Enterprises has the authority to officially cross out companies from the Crossroads bank of Enterprises, who have, during three consecutive financial years, omitted to depose their annual accounts at the Central Balance sheet Office of the National Bank of Belgium.
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