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UBO definition and UBO register

UBO definition and UBO register

In connection with the legislative bill for the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive Implementation Act, the Minister of Finance has on 6 April 2018 submitted the Draft Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act 2018 [Wet ter voorkoming van witwassen en financiering van terrorisme – Wwft] Implementation Decree, to the Senate ... Read More »

CJUE confirms that damage to an aircraft tyre by a screw lying on an airport runway is an extraordinary circumstance under Regulation (EC) No 261/2004

CJUE confirms that damage to an aircraft tyre by a screw lying on an airport runway is an extraordinary circumstance under Regulation (EC) No 261/2004

On 4 April 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJUE) handed down its judgment in Germanwings GmbH v Wolfgang Pauels (C-501/17), ruling that damage to an aircraft tyre caused by a screw lying on an airport runway falls within the notion of “extraordinary circumstances” within the meaning ... Read More »

Aviation: Belgian Supreme Court confirms that under the Brussels I Regulation (Recast) the substantive validity of a choice of jurisdiction clause must be assessed under the law of the chosen Member State

Aviation: Belgian Supreme Court confirms that under the Brussels I Regulation (Recast) the substantive validity of a choice of jurisdiction clause must be assessed under the law of the chosen Member State

On 8 February 2018, the Belgian Supreme Court (Court of Cassation) annulled a judgement of the Dutch speaking Commercial Court of Brussels which had assessed the substantive validity of a choice of jurisdiction clause under Belgian law rather than under the law of the Member State designed by the clause. ... Read More »

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