Belgium - Uber banned in Brussels - January 31, 2019

The Dutch speaking tribunal of commerce court ruled that the law permitted only taxi services to operate whose drivers were in possession of a taxi licence. The court overruled the company’s arguments that Uber is not a taxi service, but a car-sharing service. It was the Brussels taxi association that brought in complaints about Uber because of unfair competition. Contrary to the Association’s members Uber drivers are not required to meet certain standards on dress, presentation and conduct.

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