Newsletter 05-2015

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

The (extended) retention of title
A full and efficient
legal security right

The Pledge Act of 11 July 2013 has substantially improved the legislation surrounding retention of title (reservation of ownership). It has been generalised, and the system was developed using a functional approach, so that retention
of title is now regarded as a full security right.
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Bitcoin transactions are exempt from
VAT as legal means of payment

The Court of Justice holds in his judgement of 22 October 2015 that the “bitcoin” virtual currency may be traded with VAT-exemption.
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The following news was also available on our website :

Does the United States provide
an adequate level of protection
for EU personal data?

The Court of Justice has declared that the EU-US Safe Harbor Framework regarding the transfer of EU personal data is invalid.
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As of 1 November 2015,
lenders and credit intermediaries
are required to have a permit

As of 1 November 2015, no one in Belgium is allowed to exercise the activity of lender or credit intermediary without an authorisation from or a registration by the Financial Services and Markets Authority (hereinafter ‘FSMA’).
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Peeters Advocaten-Avocats reinforced

We are very pleased to announce that 2 new associates joined our Law Firm.
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