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17/08/20

Are drivers, as a result of the new legislation, obliged to return "home" each 4 weeks?

There are still many uncertainties surrounding the new EU-rules on driving times and rest periods. In particular, many employers are wondering whether their drivers should actually go home every four weeks. Leeward explains it to you.
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17/08/20

New EU-legislation regarding driving and rest times enter into force on 20 Augustus 2020

On 31 July 2020, several Regulations and a Directive of the 'Mobility Package' were officially published. The regulations on driving times and rest periods are undergoing significant changes. Leeward lists the most important ones for you.
10/08/20

Judgment of the Court of Justice of July 16 2020: which social security law applies to lorry drivers employed internationally?

Leeward summarises the judgment of the Court of Justice of July 16 2020 in which she judges which social security law is applicable to lorry drivers employed internationally.
16/04/20

Recognition as leading law firm with industry focus transport by The Legal 500– four years in a row

Leeward is mentioned as one of the leading firms in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500.
02/04/20

European guidelines for the promotion of air freight transport

Leeward sets out the European Commission's guidelines for the promotion of air cargo transport during the COVID-19 crisis.
23/03/20

Force majeure

Does the Corona crisis qualify as a force majeure situation?
20/03/20

Traffic tax during Corona

Corona: Carriers can temporarily stop the road tax for stationary vehicles.
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The registration of seagoing vessels under the new Shipping Code

The regulations concerning the registration of seagoing vessels will be included in the new Shipping Code. The new Shipping Code determines, among other things, the conditions for registration and the consequences thereof. Leeward summarizes the most important provisions and changes.
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A more user-friendly Shipping Code in the pipeline?

The new Maritime Code draws attention to the important role of self-regulation in the shipping sector, and more specifically to customs in the shipping and port sectors. From September 2020, this form of "self-regulation" will be legally supported.
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Leeward again in The Legal500

For the third time in a row, Leeward is recommended by The Legal500 as a leading law firm for the transport sector. We are pleased that Lino is again listed as "Recommended Lawyer" and Jeroen and Armin are labeled as "Next Generation Lawyers" in this niche.
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Leeward Cloud Project

As Leeward is continuously aiming at tailoring and innovating its services, Leeward comes up with a new online application for its clients. From now on, clients can also follow the progress of their cases and consult the relevant documents via our new cloud application.
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