Entrepreneurship and secondment

Who are we?

We are a dynamic team of lawyers and experts in our specialist fields. We aim to help you avoid legal problems so that you are ready for the various challenges that lie ahead in your business life.

We also make sure that your contracts are legally watertight but well-balanced. This enables you to get the most out of your contracts if a problem occurs and deal with your commercial partners in an appropriate and pragmatic manner.

Our portfolio of clients includes numerous Belgian and international companies, and we do our utmost to always provide them with the highest quality of service.

Our three main areas are:

  1. international employment and employment law
  2. business law (including construction and company law)
  3. data protection law
Entrepreneurship and secondment

Our expertise in an international context

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1. Secondment within the EU

The rules on secondment within the EU are complicated, and the various inspection services have been known to show a slight suspicion about the secondment of employees within the EU.

Mint Advocaten can arm you against any potential issues by providing you with binding agreements and sound advice.

Some things that you should keep in mind:

  • the current employment legislation in Belgium (wages, overtime, bonuses, night-time work, etc.)
  • Belgian laws on posting employees
  • applying to be recognised as an employment agency, etc.
  •  applying for the necessary documents (A1, Limosa, etc.)
  •  reviewing your tax situation

If you would like to know more about secondment, download our checklist below.

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2. Employing third-country nationals

If you want to work with third-country nationals in Belgium and the EU, you will need to carefully follow the procedures on obtaining employee and employer work permits.

We can help you navigate this complex legislation.

3. Cross-border contracts

If your business operations traverse borders, it is important to have a specific contract that is immediately applicable even if you carry out activities elsewhere.

Mint Advocated are experts in drafting:

  • distribution contracts
  • franchise contracts
  • building contracts
  • contracts for the provision of services
  • purchase-sale contracts

4. Cross-border construction work and deploying employees

If you want to work as a contractor in Belgium, you also have to bear in mind several specific things when working with construction, such as the RS declaration, check-in at work, safety regulations, etc.

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5. Prevailing social security legislation

The social security laws that apply to cross-border employment are not straightforward.

It is important to use the correct social security rate. We are well-versed in EU Regulation no. 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems in the EU.

Mint Advocaten can determine which social security systems applies to your employees.

6. Cryptocurrency – Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs)

We are naturally pleased to help companies that use cryptocurrency to expand their activities.

Whether you use cryptocurrency as a means of payment or as a virtual currency token, we can advise you on the current legal situation.


We specialise in employment law, business law and privacy law and we can help you with all aspects of your business. Contact us for all your legal issues.

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Godveerdegemstraat 101
9620 Zottegem
BE 0834.095.674
+32 (0)9 391 79 18

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