21.08.2017 - Access to financing for SMEs will be simplified
On 20 July 2017, the Council of Ministers endorsed a draft bill on financing for small and medium-sized enterprises.
20.07.2017 - New legislation on insolvency approved
On 13 July 2017 parliament voted to introduce book XX "Insolvency of Companies" in the Code of Economic Law.
03.07.2017 - 'Silent bankruptcy' is removed
Minister of Justice Koen Geens has abandoned the introduction of the 'silent bankruptcy' following a judgment of 22 June 2017 of the European Court of Justice.
27.06.2017 - Is an NPO allowed to own shares in a commercial company these days? And what will the future bring?
Even after the modernisation of the basic Belgian law, non-profit associations will be allowed to own shares in a commercial company provided specific rules of thumb are respected.
02.06.2017 - New danger symbols are mandatory on hazardous chemical products
As from 1 June 2017, no chemical products may be offered anymore with the former danger symbols