Past events


NCOI Seminar: Developments in the regulation of crypto currencies

2021 was another eventful year for crypto currencies. The classic players such as Bitcoin reached new heights and everyone seemed to be looking for the new gold with so-called "meme-coins" such as Shiba Inu and the latest hype: non-fungible tokens (NFT).

Although the crypto market itself seems crazier than ever, legislators have been busy. Concrete proposals are pending to regulate this market, which could have far-reaching consequences. In this seminar, Niels Vandezande explains the current state of affairs and the upcoming changes in legislation.


VIII Polish Congress of Data Protection Law: “Data Transfers – What Has Changed Over the Last Year?”

During the VIII Polish Congress of Data Protection Law, Magdalena Kogut-Czarkowska will present “Data Transfers – What Has Changed Over the Last Year?”

This is an online event, taking place from 23 - 25 March. It will be held in Polish.

Click here for more information and registration.

Scraping information from the internet

What can you freely scrape from the internet? Why can you not simply scrape everything that is online available? Learn about copyright, database law and personal data. What are typical contractual arrangements for the use of online information?

Lessons learned from litigation around internet scraping: learn how you can stay out of trouble. Learn how you can protect yourself against scraping by others.

Speakers: Geert Somers and Lynn Pype


FORMOBILE Results Event - panel discussion

FORMOBILE Results Event

Timelex’s Pieter Gryffroy will be joining a panel discussion on how EU Funded research projects address legal and ethical issues in collecting and analysing digital evidence.

This panel discussion is organized by the FORMOBILE project, in which Timelex participates as a legal expert. To attend the event, please register here.


Cryptocurrencies and how to proceed with them

In this webinar, we will discuss the current state of the law regarding cryptocurrencies, as well the upcoming legal framework proposed by the European Commission. The aim is to guide participants in how they can proceed with cryptocurrencies, and how to avoid the most common legal pitfalls when dealing with this hot topic.

For more information and registration, please visit the Workero Calendar.


Webinar: impact EHDS Regulation on BIGPICTURE project

The European Commission announced that its Proposal for a European Health Data Space (EHDS) Regulation will be published in Q1 of 2022. A common European Health Data Space should promote better exchange and access to different types of health data (electronic health records, genomics data, data from patient registries etc.), not only to support healthcare delivery (so-called primary use of data) but also for health research and health policy making purposes (so-called secondary use of data).

Bottlenecks of commercial contracts

What are the key topics to consider when concluding commercial agreements? Are there mandatory pre-contractual information obligations? What about the new B2B legislation and new Civil Code in Belgium? How can you limit the financial risk of poor performance and damages? How do you differentiate between rigid and flexible commitments? How do you sanction poor performance? What when changing circumstances and force majeure occur (e.g. COVID-19)? What is correct way to terminate and renew contracts? When is there an abuse of contract rights and good faith?


VII Polish Congress on Personal Data Protection

On 13 October 2021, Magdalena Kogut-Czarkowska will speak at an online conference: VII Polish Congress on Personal Data Protection Law. Her main topic is: 'The draft EU regulation on e-privacy - what awaits us?'.

Magdalena will discuss a few subjects:


Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and a vision of the future for us

On 5 October 2021, the Financial Forum West Flanders and the Postgraduate Centre organise an opening event on bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and the future vision on our monetary system. Niels Vandezande will speak about the legal aspects of cryptocurrencies and the underlying technology, blockchain.

This event will take place in Dutch.

Afternoon programme: 14.30 to 18.30 (with coffee and sandwich break)
Evening programme: 19:30 to 21:30 (with closing reception) 
Reception from 2 pm / 7 pm

KU Leuven Campus Kulak Kortrijk / Online
14h30 / 19h30

GDPR for start-ups: the basis and beyond

What is data protection and why is compliance the way to go?

Learn how implementing privacy by design will help you save money and attract investors. We’ll teach you the things you need to know when developing tools for data analytics, treatment of patients, predictive analysis, etc, and what you should consider when working with third parties, especially also when such parties are not established in the EU.

Speakers: Bernd Fiten and Pieter Gryffroy