Belgium has expanded its Anti-Discrimination Act to cover individuals' ‘state of health', which means their past medical history is now covered.
Bird & Bird
On 1 March 2022, French supermarket group, Intermarché, announced that it would acquire the retail activities of the Mestdagh group.
Amongst the factors triggering youth unemployment, the skills mismatch is a crucial element. We believe it is in the interests of businesses to work with public entities, educational institutions...
Belgium and Singapore are attractive business hotspots in their own right.
Bird & Bird
The BCA acknowledges that the Belgian economy has continued to suffer from the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021.
The importance of monitoring such investments from a national security point of view has increased in recent years.
2021 was an excellent year for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Europe. According to Bloomberg, the value of all pending and completed deals amounted to €1.6 trillion.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In advance of the next edition of Cartel Intel, Brussels Partner Daniel Vowden sat down with Ashley Brickles, Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, to discuss the changed nature of ...
Merger Control Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of European Union, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
On 1 and 2 August, time runs out for EU member states to implement two important directives that give gig economy workers and parents and carers in Europe new rights.
The EU Medical devices Regulation Cooley's Productwise Bitesize brings you a short overview of the EU Medical Devices Regulation.
Bird & Bird
A central plank in the EU's digital scaffolding is the proposal for a Data Act, which sets out new rules regarding who can use and access data in the EU across all economic sectors.
How does telework affect what employers in the EU need to take into account when they employ frontier workers?
Arnold & Porter
2021 has been a record-setting year in global M&A activity. Total transaction volume topped $5.5 trillion,
exceeding prior peaks in 2007 and 2015 that remained below $5 billion.
After the proposal for the Data Governance Act (DGA) was introduced in November 2020, the Council of the European Union finally approved it on 16 May 2022.
Summer has arrived. Temperatures are rising and there is another heatwave in Northern Europe this week, with maximum temperatures up to 40°C and even beyond.
On 12 July 2022, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted Statement 02/2022 on Personal Data Transfers to the Russian Federation, in which it confirmed that data transfers to Russia...
Every 2 months, our experts from around the world put together an Update on immigration & global mobility, setting out recent changes to the law. This month, we include updates from 18 countries.
Stagflation is a ‘double-whammy' of a situation in which economic growth stagnates and at the same time, inflation and unemployment rates soar.
If you need to employ someone in a country in which your business has no base, there could be all sorts of legal and administrative complications.