The new Belgian company law entails a large number of changes in the legal landscape. To what extent do these changes affect the liability of the shareholder? General principles The liability of the shareholder depends on the type of company. For example, there is unlimited joint and several liability on the part of the shareholder…

  On request of VOKA International, Mr. Theo Macours provided his assistance for the ‘Expert International’ program of VOKA, where experts share their international expertise with start-ups as well as with companies already in the acquisition or transition phase. For more information, the website of VOKA can be consulted: www.voka.be/expert-international. Scenario What is the importance of…

The way in which a foreign company can carry out its activities in Belgium can be organised in various different ways. There is a possibility to establish a subsidiary in Belgium, but a foreign company can also choose to establish a branch on Belgian soil. We will discuss both approaches below. Considerations regarding corporate law…

Legalis guides the set-up of THD in Belgium, with thanks to the headquarters in Reggio Emilia (www.thdlab.com).

Legalis guides the succesfull acquisition by Amesco of competitor Frantsen. Read more about it on: www.madeinlimburg.be/nieuws/amesco-breidt-groep-uit-met-overname/

Legalis guides the succesfull liquidation of and by Ecostreal Switzerland in Belgium. With thanks for the cooperation to our Swiss partners of Küng Law. www.kueng-law.ch.

Legalis has successfully completed the launch of Bio-Techne (www.bio-techne.com) in Belgium (sales). With thnaks to the European headquarters in Abingdon

From this date onwards, all communication in bankruptcies will happen digitally through Regsol (www.regsol.be)

On 21 June 2016, the European Court of Justice has formed a judgement in which it decided, in summary, that Belgian companies can issue invoices in foreign languages for cross-border transactions. The obligation to do this in Dutch therefore ends with this judgement.