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Insurance 2020: The Belgian perspective

United Kingdom, Belgium, European Union - January 30 2020 The Belgian insurance market in 2020 will be Brexit-focused. UK insurers and brokers who moved their European operations to Belgium have been waiting...

CJEU rules insurers liable for not informing life insurance policy holders of cancellation rights

European Union - January 17 2020 The European Court of Justice (CJEU) was recently asked to rule on the EU's Solvency II Directive (and all earlier legislations regulating life...

Florence Berchem.

Consumer protection also applies to sophisticated investors

Belgium, European Union - December 18 2019 In the context of determining the competent jurisdiction in respect of a consumer contract, Article 18 of Regulation (EU) No 12152012 (the “Brussels...

Florence Berchem.

IDD in Belgium: new professional knowledge requirements in the insurance sector

Belgium - July 22 2019 Following the implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive in Belgium, a new Royal Decree dated 18 June 2019, implementing new rules on...

Guillaume Platteau.

EMIR Refit Goes Live

Belgium, European Union - June 17 2019 On 17 June 2019, EMIR Refit entered into force. As a response to an effectiveness review of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation ("EMIR"), it...

Jan Hellinx.