News articles written by Pascal Janssens

COVID-19: a multi country overview of supportive measures

23 March 2020

The continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is forcing governments to take drastic measures to take back control over the human impact of COVID-19 and reduce the number of contaminations. There is no doubt that this pandemic is equally having a detrimental impact on the global economy.  Throughout the world, countries take a multitude of

COVID-19: a multi country overview of supportive measures

21 March 2020

The continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is forcing governments to take drastic measures to take back control over the human impact of COVID-19 and reduce the number of contaminations. There is no doubt that this pandemic is equally having a detrimental impact on the global economy.  Throughout the world, countries take a multitude of

Brexit update: Brexit – The end of uncertainty?

24 January 2020

After three years of dense fog, there may be light at the end of the channel tunnel. Will it be the end of a long period of uncertainty, or should you still fear the worst? The only certainty today is that the UK will leave the EU on 31 January 2020, and that the Withdrawal

Update: Brexit extension and new UK elections

31 October 2019

The European Union agreed on a ‘flextension’ of the Brexit deadline to 31 January 2020 with the option for the UK to leave the EU earlier if the (re)negotiated Withdrawal Agreement is approved by both the UK Parliament and the European Parliament before that date. Specific terms were, however, specified by the EU27 as regards

Brexit Update – No Brexit deal Vote: MP’s force PM Johnson to seek further extension

19 October 2019

The UK Parliament was set to vote on PM Johnson’s exit deal today in its extraordinary Saturday sitting.  The Letwin amendment (voted by 322 to 306) however prevented the vote on the Brexit deal. The amendment as introduced by Mr Oliver Letwin says the House of Commons would “withhold support” from Johnson’s plan until all