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Belgian Companies’ Code

Happy 25th birthday to the “Divorce Act among shareholders” (aka “the dispute settlement”)

Dispute resolution has been the last resort in shareholders' discussions for 25 years and now forms the comprehensive solution for conflicting shareholders.

The transposition of the Shareholders’ Rights Directive and the first adaptions of the BCC

While the new Companies’ and Associations’ Code (BCC) has been applicable to new companies and associations since 1 May 2019, amendments to certain provisions are foreseen.

K law seminar: Reform of the Belgian Companies’ Code

On 6 February 2018, Christophe Piette gave a three hour seminar on the envisaged and highly anticipated reform of the Belgian Companies’ Code.

Lack of creditor protection within a private limited liability company in the event of a capital decrease is discriminatory

The Constitutional Court recently ruled that the difference between the protection mechanism for creditors of a private limited liability company and creditors of a public limited liability company in the event of a capital decrease is not reasonable justified and is therefore discriminatory. 

Modification of the simplified liquidation procedure

Since a few years it is under specific circumstances possible to dissolve and liquidate a company through a mere decision of the extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting without the obligation to start up the, more time consuming, ordinary liquidation procedure.

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