Sophie Timmermans

Sophie Timmermans

Sophie Timmermans
Sophie Timmermans Junior Associate Brussels
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  • Languages: Dutch, English, French, Spanish
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2017

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22.01.2019 BE law
European Birds Directive: deviation schemes with varying success

Articles - Recently, both the Belgian and French Councils of State have expressed their views on the application of Article 9 of the Birds Directive. This article allows for a scheme that deviates from the prohibition to disturb, hunt, or kill protected bird species. At first sight, case-law of the Belgian Council of State seems to be stricter than that of the French Council of State.

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16.03.2018
(Micro)plastics: EU-restrictie op komst?

Articles - Lees hier meer over de groeiende aandacht voor microplastics, die meer en meer in producten en levensmiddelen opduiken. De Europese instellingen hebben de microplastics in het vizier vanwege hun mogelijke impact op het marien milieu en de menselijke gezondheid. Ze denken na over beperkingen op microplastics. Volgen ook in België  bindende maatregelen?

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27.08.2018
Gewassen verkregen door mutagenesetechnieken vallen nu ook onder GGO-richtlijn

Articles - Organismen die zijn verkregen door middel van mutagenesetechnieken of –methoden zijn genetisch gewijzigde organismen (GGO’s) in de zin van de GGO-richtlijn 2001/18. Dit is wat het Europees Hof van Justitie op 25 juli 2018 oordeelde in de zaak C-528/16. Hiermee schept het Hof klaarheid in het juridisch niemandsland rond teeltvariëteiten bekomen door middel van mutagenese.

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05.06.2018 EU law
New EU rules to reduce marine pollution

Articles - Plastic pollution has become a key environmental concern. And it is not surprising why: according to a recent study, of the 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics that have been produced so far, 6.3 billion metric tons has become plastic waste. Of this plastic waste, 79% is accumulating either in landfill sites or in the oceans. Therefore, on 28 May 2018 the EU Commission issued a new draft Directive aimed at tackling marine litter by addressing single use plastic items and abandoned fishing gear.

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