Newsletter 03-2017

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

Privacy and the GDPR in your company
It is time to take action

In less than a year before the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it is time to take action.
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Modernisation and codification of
the legislation regarding insolvency

Recently, government introduced a new draft law on the reform of the Bankruptcy Act and the Law regarding the Continuity of Enterprises (LCE).
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Can Internet Service Providers sell
the browser history of its users?

US Internet Service Providers can sell the browser history of its users, whereas in Europe this is not possible without the users' explicit and informed consent.
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The unique environmental permit
has entered into force

The environmental permit has entered into force as from 23 February 2017. It integrates the environmental and the urban development permit.
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PIHL v. Sweden:
the liability of Internet
Content Providers further explained

On 9 March 2017, the European Court of Human Rights has rendered a new judgment concerning the liability of Internet Content Providers with regard to the public reactions of its users.
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Peeters Advocaten in action

Peeters Advocaten-Avocats awarded with the
"Trophée du Droit d’Argent 2017"

Peeters Advocaten-Avocats awarded with the "Trophée du Droit d’Argent 2017" in the category "Meilleur cabinet belge".
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Peeters Advocaten-Avocats has contributed to the World Bank Groups report
Doing Business 2017

Leo Peeters contributed to the report "Doing Business 2017 : Equal Opportunity for All" of the World Bank Group.
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Alain De Jonge attended MIPIM 2017

Alain De Jonge once again attented MIPIM 2017, taking place from 14 till 17 March 2017 in Cannes, France.

The following news was also available on our website:

Crowdfunding - Update

Since 1 February 2017 Crowdfunding finally has a legal framework, so, from now on, crowdfunding platforms must obtain permission from the FSMA.
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The records of bankruptcies
in a Central Insolvency Register

As from 1 April 2017, Bankruptcy files will be held and followed up entirely electronically in the Central Insolvency Register.
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The statute
"Workable and Flexible Work"

The statute relating to "Workable and Flexible Work" has recently been approved and published in the Belgian Official Gazette.
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