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Johan Peeters

Senior Associate
Lawyer

CMS DeBacker
Uitbreidingstraat 2
2600 Antwerp
Belgium
Languages Dutch, French, English

Johan Peeters studied Law at the University of Antwerp and obtained a master degree in Employment Law at the “Vrije Universiteit Brussel”. In 2008, he received a doctorate for his dissertation on information and consultation of employees in the event of restructuring. He teaches Employment Law and Social Security Law at the University of Hasselt and the University of Antwerp. As a lawyer, he is registered at the Antwerp Bar.

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Relevant experience

  • Enterprise restructuring (labour law aspects)
  • Collective dismissal
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Law on continuity of undertakings
  • Collective employment law
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Education

  • 2001 - Universiteit Antwerpen, UA (Law Degree)
  • 2002 - Vrije Universiteit Brussel, VUB (Master in Employment Law)
  • 2008 - Universiteit Antwerpen, UA (PhD “Information and consultation of employees in case of restructuring”)
  • 2008 - Bar admission (Antwerp, Belgium)
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Memberships

  • Professor at University of Antwerp and University of Hasselt
  • Member of the Board of the “Vereniging voor Arbeidsrecht vzw” (Association for Labour Law)
  • Subeditor of the legal magazine “Sociaalrechtelijke Kronieken”/”Chroniques de Droit Social”
  • Substitute Judge at the Antwerp Labour Court
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Publications

  • De bescherming van de individuele rechten van werknemers bij overgang van onderneming (actualisering)”, in collaboration with PETITAT, V., Mechelen, Kluwer, 2005
  • “Herstructurering doorheen het (arbeids)recht”, in collaboration with W. Rauws (eds.), Antwerpen, Intersentia, 2006
  • “Informatie en raadpleging van werknemers bij herstructurering”, Antwerpen, Intersentia, 2009
  • “Collectief en meervoudig ontslag”, in collaboration with E. Franssen, and J. Heinsius, Antwerpen/Apeldoorn, Maklu, 2009
  • “De individuele werknemer en het collectief ontslag”, Antwerpen, Intersentia, 2010
  • “De werkstaking in het Belgisch arbeidsrecht”, in samenwerking met M. Rigaux, Mechelen, Kluwer, 2011
  • “Van art. 61 WCO naar CAO nr. 102: anders en beter?”, Oriëntatie 2012
  • “De rechtspositie van de werknemers in de WCO”, Mechelen, Kluwer, 2012
  •  “Knelpunten in de procedure collectief ontslag”, in CBR Jaarboek 2003-2004, Antwerpen/Apeldoorn, Maklu, 2004, 315-364
  • “Le rôle des représentants du personnel  en cas de transfer d’entreprise et de licenciement collectif. Rapport belge”, in La place des salariés dans les restructurations en Europe communuataire, Strasbourg, P.U.S., 2004, 113-131
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