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Affluo breidt uit met een nieuwe partner en vestiging in Hasselt

Met veel enthousiasme verwelkomde Affluo op 1 september een nieuwe partner. Erwin Jennen is een ervaren advocaat en tevens erkend bemiddelaar in het ondernemingsrecht met een bijzo…

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Aantal nieuwe vennootschappen in de lift, oprichters gemiddeld 6 jaar jonger

In de periode van 1 mei 2022 tot 30 april 2023 werden er in ons land 40.813 nieuwe vennootschappen opgericht. Het gaat om een stijging met +2,7% in vergelijking met een jaar eerder…

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Adapt Law se lance

Noémie Smet, Bertrand Margraff et Isabelle Gerzat ont l’immense plaisir d’annoncer la création du cabinet d’avocats Adapt Law.

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13/02/24
Waiver of debt in a reorganization agreement is now taxed

Recently, insolvency law was fundamentally amended in terms of reorganizati…

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12/02/24
Banker's oath

On 15 January 2024, the law on the banking oath was published in the Belgia…

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Naar duurzaam besturen: de rol van de bestuurder in de ESG-thematiek

Bestuurders van vennootschappen bevinden zich in het hart van het ESG-gebeuren. Zij dragen niet alleen de verantwoordelijkheid voor de bedrijfsvoering…

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Twee nieuwe gronden voor ambtshalve doorhaling uit de KBO

Sinds kort heeft de beheersdienst van de Kruispuntbank van Ondernemingen (KBO) twee nieuwe gronden ter beschikking om tot ambtshalve doorhaling van ee…

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AFM's spotlight on substantial holding notifications

In its recently published market watch, the AFM focuses on notifications of substantial holdings and gross short positions. The AFM expands on its sup…

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ESG and potential director’s liability: taking the lead in the transition to more sustainable business operati…

There is a lot coming at companies with regard to sustainability matters these days. This could also affect company directors’ responsibilities and li…

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EU institutions agree on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive: what to expect?

In 14 December 2023, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament agreed on a compromise text for the Corporate Sustainability Due Di…

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De klok tikt: deadline verplichte aanpassing statuten aan het (nieuwe) WVV in zicht

Op 1 mei 2019 trad het nieuwe Wetboek van vennootschappen en verenigingen (‘WVV’) in werking. Bestaande vennootschappen en verenigingen kregen hierbij…

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Transfer of business reinvented - Business transfers in preparation for bankruptcy

As already mentioned in our previous article on this subject, the concept of the transfer of a business is one of the pillars of the reform of insolve…

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High time for a change: deadline for the amendment of articles of association is coming closer

Following the entry into force of the new Belgian Code on Companies and Associations (BCCA) back in May 2019, all Belgian companies and non-profit org…

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INSOLVENCY Series | Episode 3: Public and private reorganisation procedures

An undertaking in financial distress can consider judicial reorganisation as a means of restoring its financial stability. The judicial reorganisation…

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Strelia Whistleblowing Insight: Which companies must set up internal whistleblowing reporting channels?

The Belgian Whistleblower Act of 28 November 2022 on the protection of reporters of violations of Union or national law transposes the EU Whistleblowe…

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Reinvented transfer of business - GRP - PRJ

Reform of the insolvency law from September 1, 2023 (Part 2)

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INSOLVENCY Series | Episode 1: Introduction

In the last few months, Belgian insolvency law has come to the forefront of the news, with the recent transposition of the Directive 2019/1023 on Rest…

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European Commission adopts first set of European Sustainability Reporting Standards in relation to the Corpora…

On 31 July 2023, The European Commission (the Commission) adopted a delegated regulation supplementing the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directiv…

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Empowering the European retail investor: unveiling the EU Commission’s new proposal for financial trust and tr…

The EU Commission recently published a draft proposal for a new omnibus directive, aiming at reinforcing and harmonising retail investor protection ac…

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Refusal to Open and Account Blocking by Banks: How to Prevent it?

In recent years, it has become more and more challenging for foreign investors to open an account with banks in Belgium, as well as in other jurisdict…

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Are We Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling Yet?

Achieving gender equality in the workplace is no small feat. It requires not only equal pay for equal work (thus closing the gender pay gap; see Pay T…

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De deadline van 1 januari 2024 voor vennootschappen nadert

Ondernemers hebben nog tot 31 december 2023 de kans om hun statuten aan te passen aan de nieuwe vennootschapswetgeving. Zoals u ongetwijfeld reeds wee…

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De EU Supply Chain Act (deel 2) - De huidige status van de EU Supply Chain Act en wat we kunnen verwachten

Vorig jaar introduceerde de Europese Commissie een voorstel dat bekend staat als de Richtlijn betreffende duurzaamheidsverplichtingen van onderneminge…

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De EU Supply Chain Act (deel 1) - Wetgevende initiatieven binnen de EU in het kader van duurzaamheid

Vorig jaar introduceerde de Europese Commissie een voorstel dat bekend staat als de Richtlijn betreffende duurzaamheidsverplichtingen van onderneminge…

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Doorlichting van buitenlandse directe investeringen (BDI) verplicht vanaf 1 juli 2023

De Belgische regeling omtrent het doorlichten van buitenlandse directe investeringen is in voege sinds 1 juli 2023. Op 30 november 2022 werd een inte…

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