News

Principled approval of Spatial Toolbox Decree

By on Jan 15, 2018 in News | 0 comments

The Flemish Coalition Agreement 2014 – 2019 sets forth a sustainable spatial development with an area-based approach and integrated realisations in combination with an improved toolbox of spatial instruments. On January 12th, 2018 the Flemish Government has given its principled approval to the preliminary draft decree on the realization-based instruments (“Toolbox...

Read More

Executive Order of Expropriation Decree published (BS January 12th 2018, 1514 – 1528)

By on Jan 12, 2018 in News | 0 comments

The new Flemish Expropriation Decree was already approved on 24 February 2017. The Decree replaces the earlier federal laws of the 19th century and wants to provide a uniform, quick and efficient expropriation procedure with attention to the legal protection of the expropriated. Today, January 12th, 2018, the Executive Order was published in the Belgian Official Gazette through which the Decree and the Executive Order – retroactively – enter into force on January 1st...

Read More

Customs and Trade seminar : 2017 EU Judgements review

By on Jan 8, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Law Square and PwC review the 2017 case law in Brussels on 24 January and in Antwerp on 30 January The past year the Court of Justice of the European Union gave preliminary rulings on quite a number of customs and excise issues and related VAT aspects. This case law is not only important from a compliance perspective but also provides...

Read More

Journée d’études sur le Nouveau Code des Sociétés et des Associations – le 8 février 2018

By on Dec 21, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Le CRIDES-Jean Renauld (Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire « Droit, Entreprise et Société ») de l’UCLouvain organise le 8 février prochain un colloque dédié entièrement au Nouveau Code des Sociétés et des Associations. Durant une journée, sous la coordination scientifique d’Henri Culot, Professeur à l’UCL et avocat, et d’Yves de Cordt, Professeur à l’UCL et avocat chez Law Square, plusieurs spécialistes renommés se concentreront sur l’analyse des modifications avérées et des évolutions attendues dans les domaines suivants : les lignes de force du nouveau Code; les concepts, les catégories et les principes; la société à responsabilité limitée sans capital; les titres, leurs droits et leurs transferts; le statut du dirigeant; les structures de gestion moniste/dualiste; les conflits d’intérêts; le fonctionnement des assemblées générales; les liquidations, restructurations et transformations; les aspects notariaux, comptables et...

Read More

LawSquare advised Remondis on acquisition of waste management groups “De Vocht” and “Depoorter”

By on Dec 21, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Remondis – Germany’s largest waste management business – is expanding in Flanders by finalizing its acquisition of De Vocht. Located south of Antwerp in Rumst, De Vocht is a specialist in sorting mixed construction and demolition waste, branching out into the commercial waste industry as well. Earlier Remondis concluded in West-Flanders the acquisition of waste transport company Vervoer...

Read More