Belgian corporate law is envisaging a new challenge: a new company code will be launched. The objective is to render Belgian company law more attractive for Belgian and foreign entrepreneurs conducting business in- and outside Belgian territory by only retaining four legal forms: the partnership, the private limited liability company, the public limited liability company and the co-operative company with limited liability. The intentions are ambitious and the new Company code strives to more simplification, flexibility, abolition of outdated rules and types of companies and a strong supplementary law.
On 25 May 2016, the European Commission has presented a package of measures to allow consumers and companies to buy and sell products and services online more easily and confidently across the European Union. Hereby, you will find an overview of these legislative proposals.
On 23, 25 and 30 August 2016, M&D Seminars organizes, in collaboration with Kluwer, the 9th edition of the “Juristendagen”.
Last week, Sita Vanbinst received broad press coverage. She authored an article in The Juristenkrant, a Belgian legal journal, on the unemployment benefits of a cohabitant in a cohousing.
Over the past weeks, Bénédicte Losdyck has received press coverage at several instances. She co-authored an article in Trends-Tendances on wifi tracking of customer in commercial stores.
In Belgium, a professional collaboration between a company and individuals can be set up either through an employment contract or a contract for self-employed. The differences are important and choosing one or antoher create risks that one must well understand and mitigate
On 11 December 2015, Emmanuel Wauters will be speaking at the University of Antwerp (Center for Professionalization in Law).
On 2 October 2015, Emmanuel Wauters will give two seminars on the legislation on “posting of employees” and “temporary work”, which has undergone in-depth modifications during the last 2-3 years.
Brussels, September 21th, 2015 – Today’s lawyers must adapt themselves, listen to their clients and offer them tailor-made solutions.