Information technology


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 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).


On Monday 26 March 2018, a new transposition law was published in the Belgian Official Gazette: the Law of 11 March 2018 on the statute and supervision of payment institutions and electronic money institutions, access to the business of payment service provider and to the activity of issuing elec

Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) | time.lex

What does the new Payment Services Directive mean for (Controlled) Access to the Account, XS2A, API Banking, Disruptive FinTech Start Ups, Security Guidelines, strong customer authentication, Open Banking, TPP’s ... ?

EU Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation | time.lex

On 1 May 2014 the new EU Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation entered into force and new guidelines concerning the application of Article 101 TFEU to technology transfer agreements were also published.