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As an entrepreneur, you are faced with new and modified rules and laws. This page offers an overview of changes relevant to businesses during the 2nd Quarter of 2021.
Culture, amusement, sports and media
Right now it is illegal to offer games of chance via the internet. But it is expected that from 1 april you may offer licenced online gambling or betting in the Netherlands. For example poker, casino games or sports betting. Read more.
New copyright rules for the internet will come into force. This way differences in copyright within the European Union (EU) will be reduced. Better protection for creators will also be ensured. Find out more.
Do you work in the construction or dredging industry? It will become easier to move and reuse soil that contains PFAS.
For newly placed heat pumps and air conditioning units (newly built homes and renovations) stricter noise limits will be introduced.
Manufacturers, authorized representative (distributor) and importers of medical devices must register in EUDAMED. EUDAMED is the European Databank on Medical Devices. Read more.