Corporate law


Silence isn't always golden for buyers in M&A deals

Silence isn't always golden for buyers in M&A deals
09/07/2021

M&A transactions are all about risk allocation between the buyer and the seller. Pro-sandbagging and anti-sandbagging clauses can seriously impact this risk allocation, so parties should negotiate and draft these carefully.

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Corporate Governance et durabilité - tendances et développements

Corporate Governance et durabilité - tendances et développements
28/06/2021

In ons land voorziet De Corporate Governance Code in bindende regels voor het bestuur van beursgenoteerde vennootschappen. Hiermee wenst men de transparantie van de financiële en structurele informatie naar de aandeelhouders toe te waarborgen

 

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SPACs or Special Purpose Acquisition Companies - a Belgian perspective

SPACs or Special Purpose Acquisition Companies - a Belgian perspective
04/06/2021

In recent years, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies or “SPACs” have gained tremendous popularity in the United States. In 2020 alone, one hundred SPACs accounted for approximately $80 billion in US public fundraising.

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The Plessers saga has come to an end – Is this a breakthrough in the reform of the reorganisation procedure?

The Plessers saga has come to an end – Is this a breakthrough in the reform of the reorganisation procedure?
27/04/2021

The reorganisation procedure aims to provide an opportunity for undertakings facing financial difficulties to continue their business and activities and is governed by the provisions in book XX of the Belgian Economic Law Code (“ELC”)

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Les pièces justificatives de l'UBO à fournir pour le 31 août 2021

Les pièces justificatives de l'UBO à fournir pour le 31 août 2021
14/04/2021

Pour le 30 avril 2021 au plus tard, chaque entité redevable devrait confirmer ses données dans le registre UBO. Dorénavant, des pièces justificatives doivent également être fournies. Mais ce délai a été prolongé jusqu'au 31 août 2021.

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It's the Data...

It's the Data...
09/04/2021

Data, data everywhere. All types: personal and non-personal. They are all invaluable. Corporations produce them and receive them. So does the potential buyer in an M&A transaction.

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Criminal liability of directors – the blind spot

Criminal liability of directors – the blind spot
29/03/2021

In addition to the specific criminal liability that directors incur for certain acts that they themselves commit in this capacity, they are increasingly at risk of being prosecuted as participants in offences committed by or within the company.

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Obligation d'information sur les UBO : confirmation annuelle requise avant le 30 avril 2021

Obligation d'information sur les UBO : confirmation annuelle requise avant le 30 avril 2021
24/03/2021

La législation UBO impose l'obligation de mettre à jour annuellement les informations reprises dans le registre UBO

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Retaining Key Talent on the Heels of a Deal

Retaining Key Talent on the Heels of a Deal
16/03/2021

Having strong, talented performers certainly gives any company a competitive advantage. Because they are key and valuable to a company, retaining them is essential to any M&A deal.

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How the B2B law relates to company law

How the B2B law relates to company law
03/03/2021

Unlike in the case of financial services and public procurement, company law, and company contracts in particular, are not explicitly excluded from the scope of the new B2B law.

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