Simont Braun - Avocats advocaten lawyers

Corporate Governance

Adopting sound and compliant governance is of primary importance for legal entities in all areas of business.

Our fields of expertise

Our team of experienced lawyers assists directors, executives, legal departments and shareholders of listed and non-listed companies, regulated entities, non-profit organisations and public entities:

  • Implementation of suitable constitutional documents, charters, dealing codes and other internal regulations;

  • Preparation for meetings of shareholders, boards of directors and meetings or other committees;

  • Management of legal risks relating to reporting requirements, conflict of interests, intra-group transactions, remuneration and liability of directors and executives;

  • Handling of any disputes arising between stakeholders.

Composed of specialists in fields including corporate law, regulatory law, public law and employment law, our multidisciplinary team provides pragmatic and fully-integrated solutions in an increasingly complex legal environment.

Several partners of our firm serve as board members of foreign and Belgian-regulated entities and companies, providing us with a sound grasp and effective understanding of the functioning and expectations of management bodies, in addition to the wide variety of challenges they face.

Some recent projects

  • Assistance in the drafting of a governance charter provided to a Belgian state holding and investment company that manages the federal government’s shareholdings;

  • Advice on the governance structure for a foundation incorporated by the Brussels Region to develop a major real estate and cultural project in Brussels;

  • Drafting of several dealing codes and corporate governance charters for companies listed on Euronext Brussels;

  • Drafting of the governance chapter of the annual report of companies listed on Euronext Brussels.