14/06 Interview with Pablo Múgica FRIME

07/06 Interview Innside Luxembourg – Javier Segura

29/06 Virtual breakfast-debate with Sergio Baches Opi from the EC Legal Service

On June 29th, 2022 from 9:00 to 10:30, the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg is organising a new virtual breakfast-debate with Sergio Baches Opi, member of the legal service of the European Commission.
The breakfast debate will take place in the framework of the “Competition Spain” working group and will focus on “Recent jurisprudence of the Court of Justice (2021-2022) – Cartels – Selection of relevant cases”.
The event will be exclusively for members of this working group and will be held in Spanish.
Attendees will receive a connection link through which they can access the meeting.
The main purpose of the working committee “Competencia España” is to address specific issues and aspects of competition law and policy that may affect the member companies of the Chamber. You can find more information about it through the following link.

The Chamber participates in a new edition of the EYE Network Meeting

The 28th edition of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Network Meeting took place at the Thon Bristol Stephanie Hotel in Brussels on 11 and 12 May, which was once again held in person after years of pandemic.
The event brought together all the entities involved in the EYE Programme (Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs), funded by the EU and for which the Chamber is the Intermediary Organisation for Belgium and Luxembourg.
The various workshops, meetings and symposia served to strengthen the links between the different participating organisations, with the aim of increasing the quantity and quality of exchanges between entrepreneurs from different European countries.
This year’s event featured a session focused on the inspirational practices of the EYE programme to support Ukrainian entrepreneurs in the wake of the Russian invasion.
All those who manage a small or medium-sized business in Belgium can participate in the programme, as it is free of charge and involves the support of a young entrepreneurin the day-to-day running of the business, providing innovative ideas and expanding the network of contacts in other countries.
Both young entrepreneurs and potential host entrepreneurs can find more information on the following link.

Participate in the PICE Mobility Plan through the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg

This initiative of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce is part of the Qualification and Employment Program (PICE) and aims to improve the employability of young beneficiaries of the National Youth Guarantee System of Spain through internships in European companies.

As the local contact point in Belgium and Luxembourg, the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg will help you find young and qualified talent.

What are the advantages of joining the PICE Program?

  • Incorporate qualified young people with the specific skills that your company needs.
  • Facilitate the contact with young people with the qualifications and competencies needed to join your company.
  • As a collaborating company, you will be able to obtain the Seal of Commitment to Youth Employment.

¿What are the requirements to participate?

  • To be a company or organization located in a country of the European Union.
  • To comply with the labor legislation of the country in which you want to incorporate the young person.
  • Identify the requirements for the vacancy offered and include a detailed job description.
  • Internships must have a minimum duration of 3 months and a maximum of 6 months.

To find out how to register your company in the PICE and publish an internship offer, contact us.

Contact:

Sara Sánchez
info@e-camara.com

You can find more information here.

Meeting of the Board of Directors

On 23 March, the Chamber’s Board of Directors held a new meeting in hybrid form.
During the meeting, the activity developed by the Chamber during the first quarter was reviewed, the working commissions Competition Spain and Spanish Financial Forum were discussed as well as the different European projects managed by the Chamber. Finally, the next scheduled events were detailed.
The list of members for 2021 was approved and the first draft of the new statutes was presented.

19/05 Conference on “Changes that may affect your HR management”

Next Thursday 19th may from 12h30 to 13h30, the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg organises a online conference on “Changes that may affect the management of human resources” in collaboration with its partner company SD Worx.
During this conference, Valérie t’Serstevens, legal consultant in national and international law at SD Worx, will inform about recent changes that may affect the human resources management of companies.
Among other issues, the speaker will address topics such as the recent agreement reached by the government on the labour market reform, the new threshold for tax credits, the support for teleworking or the change in the legislation for company cars. Chamber ‘s members will be able to submit their questions in advance if they have a particular interest in any topic so that they can be addressed during the conference.
We invite you to register for this session in the following link.
The conference will be held in English.
In collaboration with:

Interview with Enric Comabasosa i Esqué and Francisco Ríos Viñuela, Linklaters LLP

Interview to José Juan Ocaña Castilla, CMS Luxembourg

Interview to Stein De Maeijer, Tiberghien BV