Monthly Archives: September 2013

A new agency to coordinate IT security

A new ‘agency’ or ‘center for coordination’ of IT security is expected in the near future, with a budget of around €20 million. A staged roll-out will start with the nomination of a Cyber-Security Czar – or Czarina – with … Continue reading

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Inheritance à la carte: The rules will change in 2015

Will new European regulations allow total disinheritance of a child or spouse as of 2015? An inheritance includes many necessary procedures: a trip to the notary, determination of a marriage contract, reading of the will, a report of donations made … Continue reading

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Flanders stirred by Afghan immigrant case

A well-integrated young Afghan plumber is likely to be expelled from Belgium on Sunday. The case has provoked great emotion in Flanders but Maggie De Block is sticking to her guns.

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Did Walloons and Flemings battle 15 years before Belgium even existed?

Articles in the foreign press often allow us to see ourselves as others see us. The American viewpoint is particularly enlightening.

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