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Overview of our legal practice areas 

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Our lawyers mainly offer legal services in the following industry and legal domains: 

Air law – Aviation law >

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  •  operating licenses/permits (including AOC)
  •  air navigation services (ANS/CNS)
  •  contractual and liability claims
  •  airports and air traffic management (ATM – ATC)
  •  aviation technology – aeronautical equipment and communications
  •  standardisation and certification issues
  •  multi-modal transport

Aerospace law – Space law >

sat

  •  regulatory and contractual aspects of satellites:
    • satellite communications (VSAT, MSS, etc)
    • satellite broadcasting
    • satellite navigation (GNSS – Galileo – EGNOS)
    • satellite earth observation – remote sensing
  • national authorisations for space activities
  • contractual and liability claims
  • small sats – Cubesats – nanosats
  • payload issues (insurance, etc)
  • legal support to EU and ESA tender advisory projects (e.g. technological feasibility studies)
  • space technology
  • other space law issues (e.g. cybersecurity in outer space)

Business law – Contract law – Procurement law >

business

  •  general commercial and business law practice (i.a.  sale, lease, transport, etc)
    • advice
    • contracts
    • dispute resolution
  •  agency-distribution law
  •  product liability – product recalls
  •  insurance law
  •  company law, insolvency and bankruptcy law
  •  joint ventures
  •  national competition law
  •  compliance (e.g. anti-bribery – anti money laundering AML)
  •  transactional and corporate work
  •  international associations
  •  venture capital – crowfunding
  •  administrative law
  •  public procurement and tendering (at EU and national level)
  •  start-ups
  •  foreign investments
  •  Belgian law desk
  •  BREXIT legal risk scanning of contracts

Data protection law >

privacy

  • EU GDPR (applicable as from May 2018 onwards):  i.a.  privacy strategy development, data mapping, privacy audits, (re)drafting/negotiation of contracts and policies, training and awareness programs, etc
  • EU ePrivacy Regulation (under review): data protection in electronic communications
  • acting as external DPO (Data Protection Officer)
  • notifications and contacts with data protection authorities (DPA’s)
  • cross border transfers of personal data (outside EU): i.a. consent – EU model clauses – Privacy Shield – BCR’s
  •  big data – profiling
  •  data security breaches
  •  data protection audits (DPIA)
  •  various privacy law issues

EU law >

euro

  •  EU competition law
  •  regulatory advice (in various sectors banking, energy, technology, transport, utilities etc)
  •  EU public procurement (tenders, consortium, etc)
  •  R&D: i.a. Framework Programmes: FP7 – Horizon 2020 (H2020)
  •  public affairs and contacts with international organisations and EU institutions and agencies

Intellectual Property law – Media law >

copyright

  •  IP transfer – IP licensing
  •  research and development (R&D)
  •  protection of know how and trade secrets – non disclosure agreements (NDA)
  •  copyright issues
  •  publishing
  •  Open Science
  •  trademarks and trade names
  •  software agreements
  •  database rights
  •  domain names
  •  reuse of public sector information
  •  (geo) spatial information
  •  protection of personality rights/images
  •  advertising law
  •  sponsoring contracts
  •  entertainment law
  •  sports law
  •  fashion law
  •  broadcasting law
  •  IPR due diligence in M&A transactions

Information Technology law >

IT

  • proprietary software and open source software (OSS)
  • IT public and private procurement (RFP’s, etc)
  • IT outsourcing
  • service level agreements (SLA)
  • hardware – chips – electronics
  • difficulties in or failed IT projects
  • electronic signatures / encryption
  • software as a service (SaaS)
  • cloud computing (public, hybrid and/or private)
  • blockchain – smart contracts
  • software development (conceptual modelling – agile software)
  • software licensing
  • software audits (i.a. software asset management)
  • reselling contracts
  • liability of access, content and hosting providers (ISP)
  •  IT cybercrime (hacking, data loss, etc)
  •  cybersecurity
  •  e-government
  •  e-health
  •  biotech
  •  green tech – clean tech
  •  grid technology (energy) – smart metering
  •  autonomous technology (self driving vehicles, etc) – artificial intelligence (A.I.) – robotics
  •  IT due diligence in M&A transactions

Internet law: e-business and e-commerce >

internet

  • Internet websites: development, hosting, etc
  • social media
  • mobile apps
  • search engines (including SEO – SEA)
  • crowdfunding
  • electronic payment (including PSD 2)
  • electronic invoicing
  • electronic archiving
  • electronic procurement
  • Internet advertising – digital marketing
  • promotional contests – games
  • e-gambling
  • affiliate and direct marketing
  • review of websites under local mandatory law
  • cookies
  • web shops: contractual (general terms and conditions of sale) and regulatory
  • distribution law
  • unfair competition
  • fair trade practices
  • consumer protection law

Telecommunications law >

telecom antenna

  • B2C and B2B contracting
  • telecommunications outsourcing
  • securing licenses/authorisations/permits and notifications for various operators/networks/services:
    • terrestrial fixed
    • mobile
    • satellite
  • spectrum and frequency allocation and interference issues (ITU – national)
  • telecoms housekeeping and advocacy with regulators
  • data centres (collocation, housing, etc)
  • data retention – localisation – interception
  • machine-to-machine communications (M2M)
  • internet of things (IoT)
  • smart cities – telematics – geo location – intelligent transport systems (ITS)

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any question related to any of these fields. If needed we are also happy to share further credentials with you.

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