Update COVID-19 and cross-border employment: Agreements with the neighboring countries: extended until 31 December 2021


29 June 2020

Update COVID-19 and cross-border employment: agreements with Germany and France extended

As mentioned in our newsflash of 24 June 2020 the agreements concluded between Belgium and the Netherlands/Luxembourg, which implement a mutual “force majeure tolerance” for cross-border workers in relation to COVID-19 (travel) restrictions, were extended until 31 august 2020. We anticipated that a similar extension would become applicable for the agreements between Belgium and Germany/France).

2 June 2020

Update COVID-19 and cross-border employment: agreements with Germany and the Netherlands extended

As announced in our previous newsflashes, Belgium has concluded several agreements with almost all of our neighboring countries (i.e. Germany, the Netherlands, France and Luxembourg). These agreements implement a mutual force majeure tolerance for cross-border employees in relation to the COVID-19 (travel) restrictions. Based on the specific Belgian-German agreement of 6 May 2020, if certain

15 April 2020

COVID-19: the Netherlands and Germany reach agreement on “force majeure” tolerance for cross-border employment

The Netherlands and Germany came to the agreement that the coronavirus (‘COVID-19’) pandemic is a “situation of force majeure” and that the measures taken in response to the pandemic can lead to substantial uncertainty with respect to the tax position of cross-border workers. In this context, both countries have reached a mutual agreement (effective as from 11

28 August 2013

The latest developments on the country by country reporting requirements in Capital Requirements Directive IV

This Newsflash summarises the developments from the past 3 months and our current understanding of the issues and uncertainties created by Article 89. Recent developments It is now confirmed that HM Treasury (‘HMT’) will be the body responsible for transposing Article 89 into UK domestic legislation rather than the Prudential Regulatory Authority. With an implementation