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Our early year tax seminar, an event for professionals dealing with domestic and international tax matters. We will guide you through the major developments impacting your business and address a series of hot topics including, among others: Corporate tax reform Interest limitation rule Digital economy Substance requirements New developments in transfer pricing Dawn raids Taxation of share capital reductions Taxation of securities accounts Date: Tuesday 6 February 2018 Time: 1pm -…...

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An essential legal and tax programme for the food sector In 10 monthly classes you will receive in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of EU, Belgian, Dutch and Luxembourg food law as well as other legal and tax matters that impact the food sector. Each class will last half a day and will focus on the theoretical framework and its practical application. The programme is prepared and presented by members of the…...

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Introduction Nous aborderons certaines des principales décisions récemment rendues par les cours et tribunaux belges. Comme vous le savez, la réforme du Code des Sociétés se concrétisera également prochainement. La loi sur les entités non-lucratives sera intégrée dans le nouveau Code des Sociétés et des Associations. Le séminaire se penchera sur les principaux changements à venir. Nous donnerons enfin un aperçu du régime TVA applicable aux associations sans but lucratif…...

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It has been difficult to miss in the press coverage over the last few weeks: we are on the verge of major reforms in the Belgian corporate and tax laws. During this joint corporate and tax seminar, you will learn more about some of the important changes envisaged by these reforms and what they mean for your business. During this lunch seminar, we shall focus on the following topics: Corporate…...

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Busy weeks ahead for the International Trade Team which will be acting as speaker and expert in a number of exciting events in trade controls, customs and VAT ! Meet us at: 7 November 2017: Annual Global Trade Controls 2017 Conference London 9 - 10 November 2017: International Customs Conference Düsseldorf 13 November 2017: Loyens & Loeff Harbour Seminar Rotterdam – Brexit Roundtable 16 November 2017: Voluntary Food Information (Loyens &…...

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Belgium and the Netherlands. Two friendly neighbours who greet each other daily and share the best they have to offer: chocolate, beer, cheese and waffles. What is more, Belgium is one of the most important export markets for the Netherlands and Belgium is one of the largest investors in the Netherlands. Despite all of this, cross-border employment remains a complex issue. The differences between both countries are substantial, especially in the areas of labour…...

Major reforms of the corporate law and the tax law, including VAT, have been announced. During our next Real Estate Seminar, you will learn about what expected changes will mean for your business. The topics of this seminar will be the following: Corporate law reform: introduction of the “flex and capital-free” BV, future of the ordinary partnership and the partnership limited by shares, multiple voting rights, capital protection rules and dividend distribution,…...

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We are delighted to announce the first edition of the International Customs Conference in Düsseldorf. Bert Gevers (Partner, International Trade) is the co-founder and scientific coordinator of this conference which aims to provide a platform for those who are dealing with customs and trade at a high professional level. Internationally renowned speakers from the European Commission, judiciary, the customs administration, industry, academic and research institutions and legal consultancy will share…...

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Our colleague Bert Gevers (Partner, International Trade & Indirect Tax Brussels) has been invited to lead a workshop on VAT for the financial sector hosted by the Febelfin Academy. Febelfin Academy is a professional development institute that offers tailormade education for the financial service industry. Information on the full programme can be found via this link (in Dutch). Feel free to contact Bert if you have any questions with respect to…...

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We are proud to announce our keynote speaker  Mr Dominique Dussard. Mr Dussard has over 25 years of international experience with governance, compliance and behavioural and risk management, serving as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer of global chemical company Solvay. Mr Dussard is the founder and Managing Partner of GLC Consulting, where he supports organisations and their leaders in implementing their strategy. He focuses on behavioural…...

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We are very pleased to announce our involvement in the VBO/ICC Belgium seminar on CETA to be held in Brussels on 25 September 2017. The seminar will kick off with a high-level introduction by the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, the Canadian Ambassador to Belgium H.E. Olivier Nicoloff and the Deputy Director-General of the European Commission's DG Trade, Mauro Petriccione. After the introdution three…...

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On 5, 11 & 25 October the Family Owned Business & Private Wealth team organises 3 seminars for intermediaries on the latest developments in Family Owned Business & Private Wealth. The seminars will focus on the current developments in Belgium, the Netherlands & Switzerland. Each seminar will cover a different content, with focus on local and relevant international developments. Thursday 5 October - Amsterdam - Loyens & Loeff - in Dutch Topics: Beleggingsvermogen in (personen)vennootschappen Wednesday 11…...

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Our VAT experts Trudy Perié, Bart Heijnen, Thierry Charon and Bert Gevers will join the discussions on the state of VAT at the International VAT Conference in Tegernsee (Germany) on 29 & 30 June. Representatives of the EU Commission, the European Court of Justice, national tax authorities and industry will tackle current hot topics like Managing Big Data & VAT, E-commerce and recent trends in the jurisprudence of the European…...

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This seminar for intermediaries will focus on the introduction of a UBO-register in Belgium, the Netherlands & Luxembourg pursuant to the 4th EU Anti Money Laundering Directive. The seminar will address the challenges that private clients in these jurisdictions will be faced with, but shall also cover options (including Switzerland) that clients still have to protect their privacy. The seminars given in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg will have the same…...

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On 31 May 2017, Caroline Docclo will chair the FEB / VBO annual seminar “The implementation of BEPS measures aimed at tax treaties by the Multilateral Instrument”. She will also talk about the changes to the definition of permanent establishment. Click here to view the programme....

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On Thursday 8 June 2017 the Loyens & Loeff Belgium's Tax and IP teams jointly organise the seminar: The new Belgian Innovation Income Deduction:  How to get the most out of it? In order to guide you through the essential characteristics of the new Innovation Income Deduction  (IID) and the fundamental changes compared to the old Patent Innovation Income Deduction (PID), Loyens & Loeff’s tax and IP teams are joining…...

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On 19 (London), 20 (the Hague) and 21 June (Brussels) Bert Gevers and Gerard Kreijen of our International Trade Team will speak on the latest developments and critical issues in EU and US export controls and economic sanctions. We are honored to welcome Mrs. Adjoa Linzy, senior enforcement officer at OFAC, as a keynote speaker for the events. She will join the discussions with our experts and leading industry compliance professionals.…...

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On Tuesday 25 April 2017, the Belgian Real Estate team organises its third seminar of 2017.   The topics of this seminar will be: European Directives and their implementation in Belgium: ATAD and SAAR under the Parent/Subsidiary Directive MLI provisions on share deals Update on application Belgian GAAR to real estate transactions Transfer of split ownership Analysis of the proposal for a tax reform Speakers: Ariane Brohez and Christophe Laurent Programme 11.45…...

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On Thursday 23 March, the Belgian Real Estate team organises its second seminar of 2017. Given its central location in Europe, proximity to the North Sea and the presence of well-equipped ports and other infrastructure, Belgium is an important pole of attraction for investors in logistic properties. In particular, due to the success of e-commerce, the proportion of logistic assets has significantly increased over the last few years. Reasons are…...

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Real Estate Seminar - News from the Regions: zoning and lease On Tuesday 21 February 2017 the Belgian Real Estate team organises its first seminar of 2017. Topics will be: The special law of 6 January 2014 concerning the 6th State Reform, which entered into force on 1 July 2014, transferred the legislative competences regarding commercial lease, residential lease and agricultural lease to the Regions. Which initiatives have the Regions already taken in these matters?…...

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Jeudi 26 janvier 2017, notre équipe Employment & Benefits organise un séminaire-lunch sur "Travail faisable & maniable – Plus de flexibilité ?". Le "travail faisable & maniable" constitue l’un des projets phares de Kris Peeters, Ministre de l’Emploi, qui ambitionne de repenser le droit du travail au travers de la Flexicurity. Il entend ainsi permettre aux entreprises et aux travailleurs de recourir à de nouveaux modèles organisationnels innovants et plus flexibles. Pour vous informer de l’état d’avancement de…...

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A Data Protection Lunch & Learn will be hosted by Loyens & Loeff on 8 December. During an interactive Q&A-style seminar, Marga Caproni and Stéphanie De Smedt will answer privacy/data protection related questions submitted by participants via a registration form. Interested? Contact marga.caproni@loyensloeff.com or Stephanie.De.Smedt@loyensloeff.com to find out more.  ...

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Kris De Schutter (counsel, Bruxelles) et Danaïs Fol parleront de "Het opstellen van het remuneratiebeleid" au séminaire ‘Gouvernance des (ré)assureurs’,  organisé par CREO le 14 novembre. Pour de plus amples informations et pour consulter le programme, clicquez ici...

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Aude Mahy (counsel, Brussels) will speak about the origin of food products and future obligations with respect to labelling at 'La journée de l'Origine' in Paris, a seminar organised by Foodalim taking place on 22 November. For more information about the programme, click here  ...

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On 8 November, Stéphanie De Smedt (associate, Brussels) will participate as a panelist in a  session on “Cyber Insurance – Advantages And Disadvantages” at the LawTech Europe Congress in Brussels.  The Law Tech Europe Congress is a platform for discussion, networking and learning with respect to the legal and tech challenges faced by professionals in law and technology today.  For more information, please go to the LawTech Europe website...

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On 30 September, our expert Bert Gevers will talk about 'Recent developments in the area of export control regulations and economic sanctions from US & EU Perspectives'. For more information about this seminar, click here. This publication and further information about export controls and economic sanctions can be found on the WORLD TRADE CONTROLS blog, an initiative led by the International Chamber of Commerce in Belgium (ICC Belgium) and the…...

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On 4-6 October 2016, Bert Gevers (Partner Brussels) will take part as legal expert in the VAT Expert Academy conference in Düsseldorf. He will inter alia chair a workshop on the effects of the new Union Customs Code for VAT and co-chair a workshop on VAT for the energy sector. Through in total 13 interactive workshops, VAT experts from all over the world will discuss various issues arising in the…...

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On 29 September 2016, our expert Aude Mahy will talk about 'Food Labeling in European Commercial and Food Law'. Webinar begins at 1pm EST/ 7 pm CET FLI Webinar Series 2016...

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The Belgian Real Estate team is pleased to invite you to its seminar: New real estate investment fund and update IFRS Specialised investment fund in real estate (FIIS / GVBF): regulatory, tax and accounting aspects, opportunities offered by this new investment vehicle, comparison Update IFRS: IFRS 10 to 12 (consolidation), IFRS 15 (revenue recognition), IFRS 16 (lease) and IAS 40 (investment properties) Speakers: Ariane Brohez and Yvan Stempnierwsky * *…...

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The Belgian Real Estate team is pleased to invite you to their seminar: Do’s and don’ts in joint venture, forward funding and forward commitment Allocation of profit and loss, put & call options, deadlock situations, change of control clauses and duration of a shareholders’ agreement. Interrelation acquisition and financing, control and acceptance procedure, escrow related to the works’ costs, change orders and modification procedures, construction liability Speakers: Christophe Laurent and Wim…...

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Christophe Laurent will be speaking about the caveats of deal making at the Investors Forum 2016 on 21 January 2016 (ING Auditorium, Brussels) For further information please click here...

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The Belgian Real Estate team is pleased to invite you to this year’s series of seminars. The topics will be: 26 January 2016 : Town-planning infringements When do we speak about ‘town planning infringement’? Practical examples and review of the categories of infringements. Which sanctions are applicable ? What is market practice ? Focus on the latest case law. Town planning infringements and asset deals: may the discovery of an…...

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Graag nodigen de Fiscale Praktijkgroep en de Praktijkgroep Arbeidsrecht, Loonheffingen en Werknemersvoorzieningen u uit op een seminar inzake de wetgevende maatregelen in het kader van de “tax shift” en op het vlak van aanvullende pensioenen  op 2 februari 2016. Programma 13.30u : Ontvangst 14.00u : Module 1 : Personenbelasting • de invoering van de speculatietaks en de verhoging van de roerende voorheffing; en • de wijzigingen in de personenbelasting inzake belastingvrije sommen,…...

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Les élections sociales approchent à grands pas. Le carnet de route est (ou devrait être) prêt. Entre les formalités à remplir et les calendriers fixés, certaines situations imprévues ou pièges peuvent cependant survenir. C’est pourquoi nous souhaiterions partager avec vous notre expertise et nos conseils stratégiques en la matière. Nous vous invitons à un lunch-séminaire pratique, le mercredi 2 décembre 2015 à nos bureaux, afin de vous informer sur les écueils de…...

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Loyens & Loeff is pleased to announce the Lexxion seminar on “Origin Labelling in the Food Sector: A 360° Review” which will take place on 3 December 2015 in Brussels. This unique seminar has been conceived and put together by Loyens & Loeff under the auspices of Lexxion. Take advantage of this opportunity to get first-hand insight into this complex and fast developing subject. You will also be able to…...

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Wij zijn verheugd u te kunnen uitnodigen op ons seminar “De Europese Erfrechtverordening – eye openers en kansen”. Het seminar zal worden gehouden op dinsdag 8 december 2015 vanaf 16 uur in Flinckheuvel te ’s Gravenwezel (Schilde). De volgende onderwerpen worden besproken: 1.     De impact van de nieuwe Europese Erfrechtverordening 2.     De verschillen tussen het Belgisch en het Nederlands erfrecht 3.     De ontwikkelingen inzake erfbelasting 4.     Het levenstestament 1.     De…...

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The Belgian tax team is pleased to invite you to its seminar on 17 November 2015 on what the 2014 income tax reforms mean for individuals who qualify as non-resident taxpayers in Belgium. During a 1 hour lunch session devoted to this topic, we will highlight the (sometimes substantial) differences, for non-resident taxpayers under the recent and the previous legislation. We will also feature their potential impact on employers’ costs,…...

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Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à notre séminaire Automotive “Innovation et nouvelles technologies” qui se tiendra le mardi 27 octobre à 16h, dans le magnifique cadre d’Autoworld. A l’occasion du lancement officiel de notre Automotive Team, c’est sous le signe de l’innovation et des nouvelles technologies que nous organisons cet événement. En trois exposés courts et pratiques, nos experts vous présenterons les implications juridiques et fiscales des récents…...

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1.  Le régime de transparence fiscale instauré par la taxe Caïman belge pour des constructions juridiques étrangères     Un régime de transparence fiscale pour les constructions juridiques étrangères telles que les trusts, les fondations et les sociétés faiblement ou non-imposées a été introduit en droit belge le 10 août dernier. Ce régime est entré en vigueur avec effet rétroactif au 1er janvier 2015. Les contribuables concernés (“fondateurs” ou “tiers bénéficiaires”) sont…...

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1. The introduction of tax transparency for foreign legal structures   Through a programme law of August 10, income tax transparency measures have been introduced in Belgium for foreign legal structures, such as trusts as well as foundations and companies that are not subject to income tax under the provisions of the country or jurisdiction of residence, or that are subject to a more favourable income tax regime than in…...

La « taxe caïman », actuellement contenue dans un projet de loi-programme, prévoit l’introduction d’un régime révolutionnaire de transparence fiscale applicable aux constructions juridiques étrangères. Il est prévu que ce régime entre en vigueur avec effet rétroactif au 1er janvier 2015. En vertu de ce régime, les “fondateurs” et “bénéficiaires autres” d’une construction juridique étrangère seront imposés sur les revenus perçus par la construction juridique étrangère, comme s’ils les avaient…...

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Onmisbare hr policies voor uw bedrijf Goede hr policies zijn de sleutel tot een goede werkrelatie met de werknemers. De spelregels zijn duidelijk. Tegelijk zijn goede hr policies een absolute noodzaak om misbruiken te voorkomen en te kunnen sanctioneren. Hr policies: noodzaak of bijzaak? Welke hr policies hebt u nodig om uw personeelsbeleid te ondersteunen? Hoe zorgt u dat uw werknemers de policies naleven? Hoe behoudt u flexibiliteit met het…...

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