Newsletter 03-2015

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

Social Elections 2016

Next year, in the course of the month of May, social elections for the designation of the personnel representatives at the committee for prevention and protection at work and at the works’ council will have to be organized again.
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Can an Internet News Portal be Held
Liable for its Readers’ Reactions?

According to a recent ruling of the European Court of Human Rights, the liability of an Internet news portal, who attracts visitors on the basis of commercial considerations, for the reactions which these visitors leave on his website, does not constitute a violation of the right of freedom of expression.
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Settlement in Competition Law
and Compensation Claims

On 22 June 2015, the Belgian Competition Authority announced on its website that the Auditorat (public prosecutor for the settlement of industrial disputes) had pronounced its first settlement decision whereby it imposed fines on 18 major companies in the supermarket sector and suppliers of perfume and hygiene products, totalling 174,000,000 Euros.
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The following news was also available on our website :

Unique platform organises
the perception of the resale right on
the resale of a work of art

The resale right on the resale of a work of art will be managed and serviced by a unique platform as from 1 July 2015.
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Will the national Privacy Commission be
allowed to impose fines up to € 810,000
for privacy infringements?

On 8 June 2015 the State Secretary responsible for privacy Bart Tommelein (Open VLD) stated in a press release that he intends to submit a draft act in the autumn to the Belgian House of representatives. This draft act intends to provide the national Privacy Commission with more powers to act against companies that violate the privacy rights of their customers.
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