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Fiduciary duties of company managers under Luxembourg law

03/11/2020

The quantity of holding companies and fund related corporate entities, on top of the fairer number of commercial companies composing the Luxembourg economic environment leads inevi

Après le CSA, siège en Belgique, en France ou au Luxembourg ?

12/10/2020

Contribution de Me Gérald Stevens au colloque du 12 octobre 2020 sur les ‘Actualités du Droit des Affaires’ organisé par l’UCL Louvain (FuCAM Mons) Le thème de cet exposé, proposé

The impact of COVID-19 on Luxembourg companies

24/04/2020

Following the Grand-Ducal regulation dated 18 March 2020 introducing various measures in relation with the COVID19 pandemic and the subsequent decisions taken in the framework of t

The impact of COVID-19 on Belgian companies

20/04/2020

Following the decisions taken in the framework of the fight against the spread of coronavirus in Belgium, companies face significant difficulties in the course of pursuing their ac

The new Belgian Code on Companies and Associations

21/02/2020

A New Company Code  On 23 March 2019, the Belgian Parliament approved a bill meant to fundamentally reshape the existing Company Code. The new Belgian Code on Companies and Associa

UBO Register: New mandatory disclosure requirements for Belgian companies

15/05/2019

A law of 18 September 2017 provides for the creation of a centralized register of ultimate beneficial owners (‘UBO’) in Belgium. The royal decree determining the operating procedur

UBO disclosure obligations in Luxembourg

17/03/2019

On 1st March 2019 a law dated 13 January 2019 implementing new disclosure obligations in relation to ultimate beneficial owners (“UBO’s”) of legal entities has come into force in L

The reasonable period of notice in the event of the unilateral termination of a sales concession by the licensor

17/03/2019

Companies frequently use “sales concessions” to market and/or distribute their products. The sales concession differs essentially from other forms of commercial distribution by the

Amendment to the legislation on investment services and investment firms

20/01/2018

Belgian law distinguishes between two categories of investment firms: brokerage companies; and portfolio management and investment advisory companies. “Brokerage companies” are aut

The law of 22 December 2017 amending and inserting provisions on payment accounts and payment services in various books of the Code of Economic Law

20/01/2018

On 22 December 2017, the law amending and inserting provisions on payment accounts and payment services in various books of the Code of Economic Law was published in the Belgian Of

Publication of non-financial and diversity information by certain large undertakings and groups

30/09/2017

The law of 3 September 2017 on the publication of non-financial and diversity information by certain large undertakings and groups (the “Law”) came into force on 21 September 2017.

New Prospectus Regulation

20/08/2017

Introduction As a part of the EU’s Capital Markets Union Action Plan and to improve the current prospectus regime (i.e. under Directive 2003/71/EC((As amended by Directive 2010/73.

Buying a business: asset deal or share deal?

13/11/2016

When buying a business, is it preferable to acquire the assets of the target company (i.e. its business, in whole or in part) or the company itself (i.e. buying the majority or all

Luxembourg Maritime Flag

26/09/2016

Since 1990, vessels may fly the Luxembourgish maritime flag. As of then, the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, a country unbordered by seas, has worked to develop a strong and attractive

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