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A step forward for the draft new Companies and Associations Code

Estimated time to read this article
2 min
Date of publication
28 May 2018
Author(s)
Axel Maeterlinck, Nikita Tissot, Paul Alain Foriers, Sandrine Hirsch, Steven Callens
Categories
Corporate M&A and Capital Markets

On 25 May 2018, the Council of Ministers approved the draft new Companies and Associations Code which aims at modernising the regime applicable to companies and associations.

The draft Code will now be submitted to the Federal Parliament for discussion and vote. We expect parliamentary approval in the autumn of this year.

One of the four legal experts chosen by the Minister of Justice Koen Geens to work on this project is Paul Alain Foriers, partner in our Corporate M&A department. Hence, Simont Braun is well aware of the reform and is able to guide companies through the upcoming challenges and opportunities.

For any question or assistance, feel free to contact Paul Alain Foriers, Sandrine Hirsch or Nikita Tissot.