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“Silent bankruptcy” – Unpublicised preparation for a business failure – A new and efficient tool in the restructuring toolbox?

INADEQUACY OF JUDICIAL REORGANISATION (“PGR/PRJ”) PROCEDURES – (procedure gerechtelijke reorganisatie {PGR} / procédure réorganisation judiciaire {PRJ}) Successive crises have resharpened businesses’ focus on how to achieve…

WHAT PROCEDURES CAN BE USED TO COLLECT YOUR DEBTS IN BELGIUM?

In Belgium, the legal framework provides creditors with several options to address situations where a debtor fails to meet their financial obligations. There are three separate ways in which a debt can be recovered in the event of non-payment…

Judicial statistics confirm the high number of cases being brought before the Court of Justice (CJEU) and the General Court of the European Union

Judicial statistics have confirmed the high number of cases being brought before the CJEU and the General Court of the European Union for the fifth consecutive year. The overall trend highlights the increasing demand for judicial services…

Data Protection | Recent Developments

This article brings together selected regulatory guidance, recent decisions and insights from the Data Protection Authorities (“DPAs”) in Belgium, France, Ireland and the UK as well as from the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”)…

EU LAW & INSTITUTIONS : Welcome to Catherine Smits!  

FLINN is very pleased to welcome Catherine Smits to its team! She will strengthen FLINN expertise in « 🇪🇺 European Law & Institutions 🇪🇺 » thanks to her recognized experience in the outcome of high-level…

CJEU finds that the UK failed to control fraud affecting Chinese textiles and footwear imports between 2011 and 2017

The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) remains competent to deal with cases arising from the United Kingdom’s EU membership before Brexit. Article 86(1) of the 2019 Withdrawal Agreement makes it clear that any cases pending…

FIIDE XXIX Congress The Hague 2021

FIDE, the International European Law Federation, met for its XXIX Congress in the Hague at the beginning of November. Leonard Hawkes from Lawrope member FLINN contributed as national rapporteur on the UK GDPR and the DPA2018. EU Law Live's…

News 2: “Data Adequacy” process for the UK

  The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (“TCA”) agreed on 24 December 2020 (and still to be ratified by the European Parliament), includes interim provisions for continuing unrestricted transmission of personal data from the European…

Estate Planning - December 18th, 6PM

FLINN Seminar FLINN is pleased to invite you to a seminar on Wednesday, December 18th about estate planning tools, taking into account the latest reforms in inheritance law. To say that Belgium and its regions sometimes impose high inheritance…