In our 13 October 2015 newsflash , we informed you that in a decision of 6 October 2015 in the Schrems case the European Court of Justice had declared the “Safe Harbor” framework invalid. Before, this framework ensured that the massive data traffic from Europe to the United States was considered to be safe if an American data recipient had joined it.
The new list of flat rate daily allowances that the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs grants to its employees who go on short business trips abroad was approved by Ministerial decision of 29 March 2016 . The amounts of the daily allowances remain the same as last year.
On 18 March 2016 a Royal Decree (RD) enabling night work for e commerce activities in the distribution sectors was published. This RD provides for working-time arrangements with night work to be introduced at company level in these sectors.