In a fast pacing changing world, there are continuously various developments in legal and tax aspects of politics, trade and legislation. Thanks to our dedicated topic teams, we are able to keep track of all the ‘hot topics’ in today’s market. This results in the development of specific analyses, findings and opinions in order to keep you up to date and on top of emerging issues.
Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS)
G-20, OECD and the EU have heavily increased the number of initiatives that discourage Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).
On 23 June 2016 the UK population voted for the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU). What will happen when the UK leaves the EU? Brexit presents many challenges and uncertainties. The negotiation of the terms of Brexit will be a highly political process and the outcome is as yet unclear.
Data Protection & Privacy
With the adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), applicable as from 25 May 2018, data protection has become a boardroom topic, mainly because of the severe sanctions on non-compliance (up to 20 million euro or 4% of the annual worldwide turnover).
Belgium has a pressing need for the construction, renovation or replacement and public infrastructure in various sectors. Due to budgetary constraints, public authorities at the different Belgian levels are increasingly relying on public-private partnerships (PPPs) to structure their infrastructure projects.