With huge regret, sadness and disbelief we have received a very recent information that Jean-Pierre van Cutsem passed away today. Jean-Pierre was a Founding Father of the AEA-EAL, its former President, active Member of the Board of Directors and for more than three decades the main pillar and spiritus movens of our Association. He was a wonderful Colleague and Friend, for so many – Mentor and Guide.
Brussels Bar Association (French and German-speaking) and European Association of Lawyers (AEA-EAL) invite all our members and friends for a colloquium on “Rule of Law State under question in the European Union”.
The principle of the rule of law is one of the fundamental values on which the European Union is founded. This principle fulfills a particular function in the list of fundamental values set out in Article 2 of the Treaty on European Union, which are human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality and human rights, know that it guarantees their protection. Yet the rule of law is under a lot of pressure in the Union and with it, the protection of all fundamental values.
The Constitutional Court of Belgium has requested a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) about exceptions to reporting tax arrangements under the EU Council’s Directive 2018/822 (DAC6).
On February 19, 2021, The Belgium high court, Grondwettelijk Hof, filed a request for an opinion from the CJEU (case C-694/20) regarding a DAC6 issue that the Flemish Bar Council and Belgian Association of Tax Lawyers raised on December 21 2020.
Conference “PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF THE EU REGULATION 2016/790 CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA. HOW LAWYERS SHOULD BE PREPARED?” is open for lawyers, IT practitioners and all other professionals interested in data retention issue. Meet top experts, legal practitioners, academics, IT and security specialists providing knowledge and expertise on personal data protection. Speakers from Poland, EU and beyond will present and discuss recent EU reforms … Continue reading Olsztyn conference