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AMBOS LAW ASSISTS DUTCH INVESTMENT COMPANY TRIACTA WITH ACQUISITION OF STRUYCK VERWO AQUA AND STRADUS AQUA FROM CRH

Ambos Law assisted the Dutch investment company Triacta with the Belgian aspects of the acquisition and the financing thereof of Struyk Verwo Aqua and Stradus Aqua from CRH, a stock listed global leader in building materials.

AMBOS NBGO ASSISTS VARIOUS INTEREST GROUPS IN OPPOSING PLANS TO CHOP CHESTNUT TREES ALONG THE CHARLOTTALEI IN ANTWERP

Ambos NBGO assists various interest groups and a neighbourhood committee in opposing plans to chop the historic chestnut trees along the Charlottalei in Antwerp in the context of the reconstruction of this avenue.

To this end, it is argued that the urban planning permit was granted on the basis of an incorrect procedure and that no adequate environmental impact screening was performed.

In urgent necessity, a decision was received by the President of the Tribunal, imposing a temporary ban on the chopping of the trees.

ONLINE SEMINAR : Corporate governance - What are the legal obligations and challenges ?

30th of May 2017 from 12:00   till  14:00
Speakers : Roel NIEUWDORP and Samuel DARCHEVILLE (Ambos NBGO)

The following topics will be addressed in this seminar :

General meeting : organization and drawing up of documents

Starting every year around April, the annual general meetings are called one after the other!
On Monday May the 15th 2017 from 12:00  to  14:00 you can update your knowledge on
General meeting : Organization and drawing up documents
by attending the Online Seminar presented by Roel NIEUWDORP and Samuel DARCHEVILLE

IPA 2017-2018 AND MODIFICATION OF THE WAGE NORM ACT

Every two years a wage norm, determining the margin for the development of wage costs in our country, is established in order to maintain the competitiveness of the Belgian economy.

AMBOS NBGO assists Van Avondt with the sale of its BMW and MINI concession

Ambos Law assisted Garage Van Avondt, Carrosserie Van Avondt NV and its shareholders with the sale of their BMW and MINI concession to Juma group.

With BMW locations in Herent and Mechelen, a Mini store in Herent, a BMW Premium Selection second-hand location in Herent and Mechelen and on both locations abodywork department, Van Avondt and Juma can be considered as well established names in the automotive world for the regions Mechelen and Leuven.

Christina Trappeniers and Samuel Darcheville constituted the deal team for this transaction

AMBOS NBGO ASSISTS AGROSAVFE NV WITH THIRD INVESTMENT ROUND

Ambos NBGO  assisted AgroSavfe NV and its shareholders in the preparation, negotiation and closing of a EUR 3,3 million third capital raising round. The shareholder consortium has been joined by, amongst others, Sofinnova, being an independent venture capital firm based in Paris. Furthermore, the company’s existing shareholders, including GIMV, PMV, Biovest (Rudi Mariën), QBIC Arkiv Fund, Biotech Fonds Vlaanderen and Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB), continue to support the growth of the company.

NEW RULES: REINTEGRATION OF LONG-TERM SICK WORKERS

In an effort to halt the continuing rise in the cost deriving from work incapacity, which threatens the sustainability of our social protection in the longer term, a new Royal Decree aimed at promoting the reintegration of long-term sick workers recently entered into force.

Publication - The leniency guidelines of the Belgian Competition Authority anno 2016

The leniency guidelines of the Belgian Competition Authority anno 2016 – Clearer and more transparent, published in Dutch in the Tijdschrift voor Belgische Mededinging, 2016, n° 3, p. 243-262.

Reclassification of a contractor’s agreement into an employment relationship: Supreme Court overrules principal because the contract is not foolproof

The phenomenon of fake self-employment is as old as labour law itself, but nevertheless remains very relevant. This is again illustrated by a judgement of the Supreme Court of 10th October 2016, where the Court stated that the right to apply disciplinary sanctions is incompatible with the existence of an independent contractor’s agreement.

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