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Prosumer tariff is due as of 1st January 2020 in Wallonia.

By |2020-01-16T15:28:06+02:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Blog items, News, Alerts|

The prosumer* tariff is a tariff for the use of the electricity distribution network by prosumers. It entered into force on 1st January 2020 and will be added to the electricity supplier's bill. This tariff applies to all prosumers (regardless of the production technology used). The aim of this tariff is to ensure that all users [...]

New rules for companies as of 1 January 2020

By |2020-01-22T17:34:17+02:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Alerts|

Since 1 January 2020, the new Code of Companies and Associations (“CSA”) is applicable to all companies. The mandatory provisions of the CSA are now automatically applicable to every company, even the ones who have not yet adapted their articles of association to these new rules. Residual provisions shall only apply insofar the articles of associations [...]

The principles of the formation of the (enterprise) contract & advices.

By |2019-12-19T17:56:58+02:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog items, Uncategorized|

The judgment of 4 October 2019 of the Court of Appeal of Liège is an opportunity to recall the principles of the formation of the (enterprise) contract and to give some advice. The Court reminds us that: “The contract of enterprise is a consensual contract which is not subject to any special form and which does [...]

The legislator is protecting SMEs from payment delays by large companies.

By |2019-12-19T18:16:00+02:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Alerts|

The law of 2 August 2002 on combating late payment in commercial transactions is amended by the law of 28 May 2019 . Large companies will have to honour their debts to SMEs within 60 days. The time limit for checking the goods is limited to 30 days. Any contrary clause shall be null and void.

Cookies: A pre-ticked checkbox is insufficient.

By |2019-11-26T13:19:29+02:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Advice, Blog items, Alerts, Enterprise, Commercial practices|

The German Federation of Consumer Organisations has challenged before the German courts the use by the German company, Planet49, of a pre-ticked checkbox in relation with online lottery games, by which website users willing to participate consent to the storage of cookies. The cookies in question aim to collect information for the purposes of advertising Planet49’s [...]