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    Working from home will disadvantage cross-border workers unless rules are changed

    19-11-2021

    Unless the EU rules and tax treaties are amended, some cross-border workers will soon have to pay tax in two countries: in their country of residence for hours spent working from home, and in the country in which they work for hours spent in the office. Since COVID-19 has made working from home often no longer a choice, the Dutch, German and Belgian governments have exempted cross-border workers from the usual rules until the end of 2021. But no such arrangements have been made for 2022.

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    ITEM carries out research into diploma recognition in border regions

    06-09-2018

    The Province of Limburg has commissioned the ITEM Expertise Centre to carry out research into the recognition of diplomas in border regions. In June, the European Union's B-solution project awarded a grant for a pilot project to increase transparency in the field of diploma recognition for highly demanded professions.

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    Interview: An advocate of cross-border working

    08-01-2018

    Martin Unfried, 'Ontgrenzer' at the Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross-border cooperation and Mobility / ITEM was interviewed by Julian Binn German-Dutch media site 'AHA24x7' about his view on cross-border labour and his job as 'ontgrenzer'.

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    EU & ME: Commemorating 25 Years of the Maastricht Treaty

    12-12-2016

    On 9 December 2016, leading politicians, scholars and interested parties followed the invitation of the municipality of Maastricht to attend the 25th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty.

  • ITEM’s Alexander Hoogenboom wins Ius Commune Prize

    09-12-2016

    Alexander Hoogenboom, scientific coordinator at ITEM, is the winner of the Ius Commune Prize of 2016. Alexander Hoogenboom won the 2016 Ius Commune Prize for his paper ‘In Search of a Rationale for the EU Citizenship Jurisprudence’. The prize was awarded at the 15th Ius Commune Conference on 24 November 2016.

  • Livia Wyss Wins the 2016 Schoemaker-Sustainalytics Student Competition

    19-07-2016

    Livia Wyss, student ‘Globalisation and Law’ at Maastricht University wins ‘2016 Schoemaker-Sustainalytics Student Competition on Business and Human Rights’...

  • Article by Lies Wesseling in Dutch newspaper Trouw

    18-02-2016

    Article by Lies Wesseling in Dutch newspaper Trouw

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