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Class Action Lawsuits Introduced (June 26, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

On March 28, 2014, the Federal Parliament of Belgium enacted a law adding a new section ...

Topic: Civil procedure; Consumer protection; Corporations
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Removal of Age Restriction for Euthanasia (March 11, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

On March 2, 2014, Belgium's King Philippe signed into law an amendment to that country's euthanasia ...

Topic: Child health; Euthanasia; Health
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Euthanasia Option May Be Extended to Children (December 17, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On December 12, 2013, the Belgian Senate voted to permit euthanasia in cases of children who ...

Topic: Children's rights; Euthanasia; Terminal care
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Antwerp Attorney-General Calls for Comprehensive DNA Database (December 05, 2013) by Nicolas Boring

Yves Liégeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-général) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Criminal procedure; Evidence; Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Rules for Hiring Out Labor Come into Force (March 04, 2013) by Constance Johnson

A Belgian law of December 27, 2012, published in the State Gazette on December ...

Topic: Labor
Jurisdiction: Belgium

International Human Rights Organization to File Complaint over Treatment of Roma (September 29, 2010) by Nicole Atwill

The International Federation of Human Rights Leagues will file a complaint against Belgium before the Council ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Belgium

List of Tax Havens Gazetted (May 21, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

A Belgian Royal Decree of May 6, 2010, with retroactive effect from January 1, 2010, provides ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Terror Suspects Convicted, Sentenced (May 13, 2010) by Constance Johnson

It was reported on May 10, 2010, that eight people were convicted in Belgium for leading ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Chamber of Representatives Adopts Draft Law Banning Covering of the Face in Public Places (May 07, 2010) by Nicole Atwill

On April 29, 2010, the Belgian Chamber of Representatives voted 136 in favor, none opposed, with ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Belgium

New Law on Compensation of Victims of No-Fault Medical Accidents (May 04, 2010) by Nicole Atwill

Belgium's Law of March 31, 2010, on the Compensation for Damages Resulting from Medical Care, was ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Draft Law on Nationality (April 21, 2010) by Nicole Atwill

On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality
Jurisdiction: Belgium

New Obligation to Report Payments to Tax Havens (January 25, 2010) by Constance Johnson

As of the first of this year, Belgian companies and the permanent establishments in Belgium of ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Ban on Islamic Headscarves in Flanders (October 06, 2009) by Nicole Atwill

Effective as of 2010, the Flanders Educational Council will implement a recently issued ban on the ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Employment of Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals (December 16, 2008) by Nicole Atwill

On December 5, 2008, the Belgian Council of Ministers approved a draft royal regulation that keeps ...

Topic: Labor
Jurisdiction: Belgium

New Treaty (July 02, 2008) by Nicole Atwill

Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed a new Benelux Treaty on June 17, 2008, in The ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Belgium; Luxembourg; Netherlands

Terrorism Risk Insurance (July 02, 2008) by Nicole Atwill

The Belgian Law of April 1, 2007, on insurance against damages caused by terrorism went into ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Compensation of Holocaust Survivors (April 02, 2008) by Nicole Atwill

The Commission on Restitution for Holocaust Victims (Commission pour le dédommagement des membres de la Communauté ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Belgium

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Last updated: June 26, 2014