The ever changing nature of the world today, from the global demographic to the climate is creating a new wave of challenges. The development in health and science is leading to a higher life expectancy, which is producing a growing middle class eager to consume. This growth of consumers is pressuring the worlds natural resources. This is leading to a positive evolution of our sources of energy, however it is also leading to the rise of global warming and the severe damage to the planet.
Partner Tim Hickman from White & Case London will discuss the upcoming implementation of GDPR, and what your company needs to do right away to be prepared. The seminar will incorporate your Q&As and be followed by a networking session.
The Welsh Government, with support from the Department of International Trade, is organising a Welsh Cyber Trade Mission to Brussels. Throughout the day, there will be several networking opportunities that will allow you to be introduced to diverse Welsh Cyber companies and their solutions that may be of interest.
Compliance and VAT of associations established as legal entities will be reviewed, with some items highlighted: Compliance for Assosciations:
At this seminar, various hot labour law topics will be discussed such as
Prof Fredrik Hacklin has extensively studied convergence effects in the ICT industry. Join him on 29 November at the 8th edition of the Vlerick Expat event to question the importance of industry affiliation and develop innovation strategies for a converging future.
The global economy looks to be gaining increasing momentum with Europe and Asia now adding to what is already a positive growth story in the US. Consequently, central banks are increasingly thinking it is time to respond and unwind some of the unprecedented monetary stimulus, but there is uncertainty over how fast and how far they should go. Political risk also remains high. Referendums, elections, a potential US government shutdown and Brexit suggest nothing can be taken for granted.
Do you have a new idea that you would like to turn into a business? Do you have a business or department that needs that little extra push to make it just that little bit more successful?
Recently, the government has proposed a thorough reform of Belgian corporation tax as from 2018. The most striking change is the reduction of corporate income tax up to 20% in certain cases. But the proposal also contains a whole series of 'compensatory measures'. This will not only create winners, but also losers.
The Ambassador Hosts: Maggie De Block - Social system sustainability and collaboration with business
We are delighted to present an exclusive breakfast briefing hosted by British Ambassador to Belgium Alison Rose featuring the Minister of Social Affairs and Health, Maggie De Block as the keynote speaker.Minister De Block will talk about the sustainability of the social system in Belgium, how this is linked to boosting economic growth across the country and how businesses can contribute to ensuring that today’s social systems are meeting the needs of society.
This event is held under Chatham House rule