Information technology

European Commission | Timelex

In this blog, we look at what has changed from the European Commission’s initial proposal on information accompanying transfers of funds and certain crypto-assets during the legislative course.

Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation in the home stretch

After reaching an agreement on the so-called Crypto Travel Rule, an agreement was now also reached on the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation or MiCAR.

Outsourcing your Justice Coordination Cell

In this blogpost, we discuss two important and mandatory positions regarding the Justice Coordination Cell that may be outsourced.

Belgian Justice Coordination Cell

How does the Belgian data retention obligation affect foreign electronic communications network operators or providers of electronic communications services?

The AI Act

The European Commission published the much awaited draft of the regulation laying down harmonized rules on artificial intelligence (AI Act).

EU

On 24 September 2020, the EU launched its digital finance package, including a number of strategies and legislative proposals. In this blogpost, we will focus particularly on two proposals regarding crypto-assets and distributed ledger technology.

Libra

Libra is an initiative of the Swiss-based Libra Association started by Facebook. According to its white paper, it is a cryptocurrency that aims to fix precisely the issues that plague Bitcoin.

Europese Richtlijn (EU) 2016/1148

3 May 2019, the "Act establishing a framework for the security of network and information systems of general interest for public security" (“the Act”) entered into force.

EBA Guidelines

On 25 February 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published new Guidelines on Outsourcing arrangements (the ‘Guidelines’) applicable to banks, investment firms, payment and electronic money institutions (hereinafter: financial institutions).