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Brussels Enterprise Court Rules In Favour Of Uberx Services In Brussels
According to the President, Uber B.V.'s services therefore fall outside the scope of the Ordinance.
17 Apr 2019
ECJ Sets Aside General Court's Judgment In "Spanish Tax Lease System" Case
On 25 July 2018, the ECJ handed down its judgment in a case arising from the European Commission's 2013 decision on the "Spanish tax lease system" (Case C-128/16 P, Commission v Spain and others).
European Union
24 Sep 2018
Belgium Completes Implementation Of New European Market Abuse Regime
The Law broadens the scope of application of the market abuse regime regarding persons, places and conduct, in line with the Market Abuse Directive and the Market Abuse Regulation.
3 Oct 2017
Constitutional Court Declares Arco Guarantee Granted By Belgium Unconstitutional
On 15 June 2017, the Constitutional Court delivered a judgment on the guarantee scheme granted by Belgium to three financial cooperatives of the ARCO group.
10 Aug 2017
Brussels Court Of Appeal Reduces Fines Imposed On Fortis' Former Top Executives
On 24 September 2015, the Brussels Court of Appeal reduced the fines that the Financial Services and Markets Authority had imposed on Ageas, the successor in title of Fortis Bank, and on two of its former top executives...
16 Nov 2015
European Commission Launches Action Plan For Capital Markets Union
On 30 September 2015, the European Commission (the "Commission") presented its action plan (the "Action Plan") to establish a capital markets union ("CMU").
European Union
16 Nov 2015
Advocate General Cruz Villalón Balances Absolute Banking Secrecy Against Effective Intellectual Property Enforcement
On 16 April 2015, Advocate General Cruz Villalón issued an opinion on a request for a preliminary ruling from the Federal Court of Justice of Germany...
European Union
18 May 2015
Updated Legislative Framework For Markets In Financial Instruments (MiFID II)
All European firms engaged in investment business or providing investment services to clients should comply with MiFID II by 2 January 2017.
European Union
30 Jul 2014
European Commission Fines Eight Banks Record € 1.71 Billion For Participation In Cartels In Interest Rate Derivatives Industry
On 4 December 2013, the European Commission announced that it had fined eight international financial institutions over € 1.71 billion for breaching Article 101 TFEU by participating in cartels in the markets for financial derivatives covering the EEA between different periods ranging from September 2005 to 2010.
European Union
3 Jan 2014
Better Protection Of Consumers And More Competences For FSMA
The Laws of 30 and 31 July 2013 increasing the protection of purchasers of financial products and services and broadening the competences of the financial regulator were published in the Belgian Official Journal on 30 August 2013
15 Oct 2013
Recent Developments In Belgian Financial Law
On 19 October 2012, the Law of 3 August 2012 relating to certain forms of collective management of investment portfolios entered into force.
18 Dec 2012
General Court Partly Annuls European Commission Decision On Restructuring Aid Granted To ING On Account Of The Financial Crisis
On 2 March 2012, the General Court ("GC") has partly upheld ING’s appeal against a Commission decision of 2009 regarding various forms of aid granted by the Dutch State to the banking group ING in the context of the latter’s restructuring plan during the financial crisis.
European Union
3 Apr 2012
Capital Markets
New Regulation on Sound Remuneration Policies in Financial Institutions
4 May 2011
President of Brussels Commercial Court Limits Enforcement of Securities during Judicial Composition Procedure
In its judgment of 15 June 2009, the President of the Brussels Commercial Court held in summary proceedings that the foreclosure of a pledge (pand/gage) on the bank accounts of a company under judicial composition could be considered as an abuse of a right when it may jeopardise the continuity of the company.
20 Jan 2011
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