Op 1 maart 2017 werd een nieuw koninklijk besluit met betrekking tot geneesmiddelen voor geavanceerde therapie in het Belgisch Staatsblad gepubliceerd. Onder “geneesmiddelen voor geavanceerde therapie” wordt verstaan een geneesmiddel voor gentherapie, een geneesmiddel voor somatische celtherapie of een weefselmanipulatieproduct dat een product is dat (gedeeltelijk) uit gemanipuleerde cellen of
Public procurement subcontracting: requiring contractor to execute main part of contract is, in principle, unlawful (CMS)
As you will recall, the Court of Justice ruled in a judgment of 14 July 2016 (C-406/14) that a contracting authority is not allowedto require, by a general stipulation in the tender specifications of a public contract, that the future contractor of that contract perform a certain abstract percentage of
Connected and autonomous vehicle (“CAV”) technologies are set to have a profound social and economic impact worldwide and continue to accumulate a great weight of expectation. Advocates argue that CAV technologies will improve road safety, ease congestion and reduce harmful emissions, whilst dramatically increasing the mobility of those who are
Based on its European "Combit" trade mark, Combit Software launched an action for infringement against a company regarding the use of the "Commit" sign to designate similar goods and services, and petitioned the German court seized to issue a ban on the use of the sign in dispute throughout the
Over the past 25 years offshore wind has become an integral part of the European energy mix. More than 3 GW of new offshore wind capacity was commissioned in Europe during 2015. This has resulted in a cumulative installed capacity exceeding 11 GW at the end of 2015, most of
As had been widely expected, on 9 November 2016 the European Commission published a proposal to defer the entry into force of the PRIIPs Regulation (Regulation 1286/2014) for a period of twelve months to 1 January 2018. This move follows the rejection by the European Parliament in September 2016 of
On 2 June 2016 the European Commission published a consultation document on the cross-border distribution of funds in the EU. The consultation covers the full range of EU funds (UCITS, AIF, ELTIF, EUVECA and EUSEF) and the Commission invites responses by way of an online questionnaire by 2 October 2016.