Digital transformation

The Belgian chapter to Lexology GTDT : Market Intelligence – Digital Transformation volume, published by Law Business Research, December 2020 The 2020 edition of the “Digital Transformation” volume features discussion and analysis of emerging trends and hot topics on this subject within 16 key jurisdictions worldwide, providing a unique perspective on evolving legal and regulatory […]

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Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity

European Union: The Upcoming Changes To The EU’s Cybersecurity Framework, published in Mondaq, 22 june 2021 Our contribution explains the current cybersecurity policy of the EU, and the proposals included in the European Commission’s new EU Cybersecurity Strategy proposal : Security and 5G networks, Security Operations Centres, a joint Cyber Unit, and a strong encryption, […]

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“Technology M&A: why understanding the technology involved is a key to success” , published in The Impact Lawyers, 24 June 2020

Our contribution discusses the key legal issues in technology M&A transactions. While we have written this contribution from a Belgian law perspective, we mainly focus on the contractual peculiarities and the process itself, which are probably quite similar and thus also relevant in other jurisdictions. Read the full article

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The Belgian chapter to Lexology GTDT – Technology M&A, 2021

The purpose of Lexology GTDT’s 2021 edition of the “Technology M&A” guide is to provide an overview of the various factors affecting technology M&A transactions across various jurisdictions. Using a simple and concise Q&A format, the same key questions are answered by leading practitioners in each of the jurisdictions featured, allowing users to find information […]

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Brexit: impact on commercial contracts in the international private law context

By now, it is dawning on everyone (even the British) that the Brexit will involve a lot more (legal) questions and (legal) problems than was anticipated. In addition to the economic questions and uncertainty, legal uncertainty is also increasing in commercial relations, particularly in the area of private international law. We will brush up on […]

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Sofie Vandermeersch participates in the IR Global Employment Working Virtual Series Home Work: The challenges of cross border remote working

The past year has witnessed a huge remote working experiment for many of the world’s businesses and their employees as a result of Covid-19. And, for many, these new working practices have become hugely complex depending on where in the world business owners and employees have suddenly found themselves. Almost overnight, people are in uncertain […]

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Member Spotlight – From rock journalist to intern, Koen De Puydt’s unusual journey into the family business

Koen De Puydt heads the Real Estate law and public law department and is responsible for all real estate/ construction law and intellectual property matters. Koen De Puydt graduated in 1998 with a degree in Communication Sciences (VUB), while he worked for the independent music magazine RifRaf as a journalist. After his studies, he continued […]

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Lieven Peeters participates in the IR Global Real Estate Virtual Series – Real Estate Recovery: Bouncing back after the global pandemic

FOREWORD BY EDITOR, ANDREW CHILVERS As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to disrupt businesses across the world, one of the biggest debates being played out is the future of property – in the city centres and suburbs; in office space, commercial and residential. Just what will the world of real estate look like at the end […]

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Remote Working:

The Challenge for Businesses when a Home-Based Workforce Operates from a Different Jurisdiction

March 2021

The past year has witnessed a huge remote working experiment for many of the world’s businesses and their employees as a result of Covid-19. And, for many, these new working […]

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STEVEN DE SCHRIJVER CONTRIBUTED “ETHICAL PURPOSE AND SOCIETAL BENEFIT” CHAPTER TO THE 2021 UPDATE TO RESPONSIBLE AI: A GLOBAL POLICY FRAMEWORK

Steven De Schrijver contributed “Ethical Purpose and Societal Benefit” chapter to the 2021 Update to Responsible AI: A Global Policy Framework published by ItechLaw Association. The update continues to fulfill the promise and potential of ITechLaw as a global association promoting networking and thought-leadership amongst leading technology lawyers worldwide. Read here the complete chapter : https://bit.ly/3q9M3jh

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