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ECJ Reconfirms Compatibility Of Belgian Opening Hours Legislation With EU Law
The ECJ held that it has no jurisdiction to examine the compatibility of the Belgian opening hours legislation with the principles of equality in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
20 Jun 2014
/European Union: ECJ Rules On Choice Of Law Clause In Commercial Agency Agreements
On 17 October 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "ECJ") answered a preliminary question from the Belgian Supreme Court in the case of United Antwerp Maritime Agencies NV ("Unamar") vs. Navigation Maritime Bulgare ("NMB") (Case C-184/12).
24 Dec 2013
Piercing Corporate Veil: Directors Personally And Fully Liable For Unpaid Corporate Withholding Taxes While Bankruptcy Procedures Not Yet Final
On 5 September 2013, the Belgian Supreme Court (Hof van Cassatie/Cour de Cassation) confirmed that directors of a limited liability company (naamloze vennootschap/société anonyme) are personally and fully liable for all corporate withholding taxes that remain unpaid by that company.
22 Nov 2013
ECJ Upholds GC Ruling That Reduction In Subsidiary’s Fine Also Applies To Parent Company Where Appeals Have Common Object
In a recent case, the Court of Justice of the EU ruled that, when the EU courts reduce a fine imposed by the Commission on a subsidiary for an infringement of the EU competition rules, they may also apply the same reduction to the fine imposed jointly and severally on the subsidiary’s parent.
European Union
31 Jan 2013
ECJ Allows Cross-Border Conversions Of Companies
On 12 July 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "ECJ") handed down a judgment regarding the interpretation of Articles 49 and 54 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union ("TFEU") in proceedings concerning a cross-border conversion of a company governed by Italian law into a company governed by Hungarian law (ECJ, case C-378/10, VALE Építési kft).
European Union
6 Aug 2012
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