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New Belgian Companies Code approved in committee

New Belgian Companies Code approved in committee

New Belgian Companies Code approved in committee

13.12.2018 BE law

The draft law regarding Belgium’s new Companies Code has been approved in Committee (second reading).

You will find a link to the document here.

When the draft law will be taken up by Parliament in a plenary session will depend on the outcome of the government crisis. The new Code should enter into force on the first of May 2019

For an overview of some significant changes, see our earlier newsletter “Draft law of the New Companies Code submitted to Parliament: Eight changes to keep in mind”.

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