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Hans Van De Wal appointed adjunct-professor in Brussels

Hans Van de Wal, partner at the Antwerp office, was appointed adjunct-professor at the Vesalius College in Brussels, which is linked to the VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel). He teaches a class in English to international students, namely the course “Criminal Law”.

TerraLex Named Global Network of the Year

NEWS RELEASE Contact: p.engels@elegis.com w.denhaerynck@elegis.com c.hanssen@elegis.com TerraLex Named Global Network of the Year Belgium —April 10 th , 2018—As the proud TerraLex member firm for Belgium, we are excited to announce that The Lawyer named TerraLex “Global Network of the Year” at its annual European Awards program in London on ...

TerraLex, our global law firm network

TerraLex, our global law firm network elegis is a member firm of TerraLex, a global network of independent law firms. This network connects more than150 leading law firms in more than 100 different countries. www.terralex.com TerraLex defines its mission as follows “ As business and needs grow globally, clients require ...

TOWARDS A NEW COMPANY CODE FOR BELGIUM: REFORM UNDERWAY

TOWARDS A NEW COMPANY CODE FOR BELGIUM: REFORM UNDERWAY Belgian Parliament is expected to approve the new Belgian company code next few weeks . This code (“WVV”) will introduce some important changes in Belgian company law. The new code will include associations and foundations. The reform is mainly focused to ...

Hans VAN DE WAL joins GCLC

Hans Van de Wal, partner in the department criminal law and white collar crime, was invited to join "Global Criminal Law Counsel".

New Partners join elegis

elegis is pleased to welcome back Jean-Pierre Renard and to announce that he and his two partners, Thierry Ghilain and Marie-Charlotte Godefroid, are to join the firm together with their team as of 1 March this year. Their arrival will strengthen our practices and enhance our range of services in ...

New Partners join elegis

elegis is pleased to welcome back Jean-Pierre Renard and to announce that he and his two partners, Thierry Ghilain and Marie-Charlotte Godefroid, are to join the firm together with their team as of 1 March this year. Their arrival will strengthen our practices and enhance our range of services in ...

The SOLAS Amendement on Verified Gross Mass

On July 1st, 2016 the SOLAS Convention (Safety of life at Sea Convention), as amended by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), came into effect. Since then, it has been illegal for shipping lines to ship a container without a verified weight. There are no exceptions to this rule. The shipper ...

Vague reference to a foreign investigation insufficient for a Belgian conviction

In a money laundering investigation in Belgium, the public prosecutor initiated criminal proceedings due to assumptions that the funds on the Belgian bank accounts were the result of a fraud in the Netherlands (more specifically a Ponzi scheme or pyramid games). The Dutch prosecutor started an investigation as well. The ...

Incapacité de travail : agents contractuels et statutaires

Dans le cadre du cycle de formations « secteur public » dispensé par l’Académie du Droit à Namur, Me Gaëlle JACQUEMART et Judith MERODIO animeront la séance d’informations consacrée à l’incapacité de travail dans le secteur public

Indemnité de procédure due par la partie civile en cas d’appel purement civil

Arrêt de la Cour Constitutionnelle n° 113/2016 du 22 septembre 2016 La partie civile qui interjette appel, seule, d’un jugement d’acquittement, lorsque l’action publique a été intentée par le ministère public, prend l’initiative d’une nouvelle instance. Dès lors, elle supportera une indemnité de procédure si le jugement d’acquittement du prévenu est confirmé en degré d’appel

Travaux publics, acquisitions et locations immobilières par l’Administration. Héberger les services publics au XXIè siècle

Ce colloque a pour objectif de présenter les contributions de l’ouvrage collectif éponyme. Celui-ci fait le point sur certaines questions pratiques en lien avec les opérations qui permettent à une autorité publique de pouvoir acquérir la jouissance d’un bien immobilier, soit qu’elle l’érige en en assurant la maîtrise d’ouvrage, soit ...