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21/03/2024
Opties en varianten – Toepasselijke regels en gevolgen voor het klassement...
> VOIR LA SESSION FRANÇAISEHet team van CMS gespecialiseerd in over­heids­op­drach­ten heeft het genoegen u uit te nodigen voor een nieuwe opleidingscyclus die gewijd is aan verschillende hot topics in het...
01/03/2024
Pre-conditions to arbitration and the FIDIC 2nd Edition
Amendments to the FIDIC 2nd Edition contracts published in November 2022 have narrowed the definition of “Dispute” to more closely align it with the pre-conditions to DAAB and arbitration proceedings...
29/02/2024
TTBER to expire in 2026 – changes in sight?
The current 2014 TTBER, Commission Regulation (EU) No 316/2014 of 21 March 2014 on the application of Article 101(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to categories of technology...
29/02/2024
Amendments to Directive 2011/61/EU on alternative investment fund managers...
On 26 February 2024, the Council of the European Union officially approved amendments to Directive 2011/61/EU on alternative investment fund managers (read more), marking a significant development in...
29/02/2024
Renewable energy in Belgium
1. Introduction 39.2% of the energy consumed in Belgium in 2022 came from renewable sources. Wind farms (half of which offshore) represented roughly 50% of the renewable energy production, hydroelectric...
29/02/2024
Real estate finance law in Belgium
A. Mortgages 1. Can security be granted to a foreign lender? Yes. 2. Can lenders take a mortgage over land and buildings on the land? Yes. 2.1 The distinction between mortgages on land and buildings...
23/02/2024
The CBAM – what is it and how will it affect the market?
Regulation (EU) 2023/956 establishing a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) entered into force on 17 May 2023. The implementation of the CBAM has been divided into a transitional period (from 1...
19/02/2024
Crypto Tax Legislation & Law in Belgium
1. Is there a specific legislation issued for the taxation of crypto-assets or do general national tax law principles apply because the tax legislator has not regulated this so far? There is no specific...
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13/02/2024
The EU Parliament and Council reached an agreement on ESG rating
On 5 February 2024, the European Parliament (the Parliament) and the Council of the European Union (the Council) reached a provisional agreement on the EU Commission's proposal from June 2023 for a regulation...
13/02/2024
EU legislative initiatives on recovery and resolution planning for insurance...
With the compromise proposal for an Insurance Recovery and Resolution Directive (IRRD) published by the EU Council in January 2024, EU legislative initiatives to establish a recovery and resolution framework...
12/02/2024
Popular investment vehicles in Belgium
Updated on December 2023. Investment vehicle FIIS (Fonds d’in­ves­tis­se­ment immobiliers spécialisés) 1. Form Investment undertaking with fixed capital (SICAF) 2. Tax Treatment Derogatory tax regime...
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09/02/2024
ESMA reports on impact-washing concerns around funds focused on the United...
IntroductionOn 1 February 2024, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published an article on the efficiency of funds focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)...