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Brussels Practice

Selected Topics for Non-profit Associations

November 26, 2019 • Brussels, Belgium

Starts: 12:00 PM (CET)
Ends: 2:00 PM (CET)
Site: Crowell & Moring
Address: Rue Joseph Stevens 7, B-1000 Brussels View Map (view map)

On 28 February 2019, the Belgian Parliament adopted a new Code of Companies and Associations, which i.a. integrates the law on non-profit associations into the Code. This is part of a broader development that has resulted in non-profit associations becoming “enterprises” subject to the Code on Economic law and insolvency law.

During this Open Table we will discuss the new landscape for non-profit associations, including the new rules on director’s liability. We will also talk about the UBO registration obligation for non-profits.

Finally, non-profit associations often struggle with the application of public procurement rules, both as an entity that may be obliged to comply with these rules, as well as when subscribing to a public tender.

Speakers
  • Emmanuel Plasschaert, Partner, Brussels
  • Frederik Van Remoortel, Partner, Brussels
  • Eric Montens, Counsel, Brussels
  • Stijn Butenaerts, Partner, Athos Advocaten
Crowell & Moring Participant(s):
Emmanuel Plasschaert
Partner – Brussels
Phone: +32.2.282.4084
Email: eplasschaert@crowell.com
Frederik Van Remoortel
Partner – Brussels
Phone: +32.2.282.1844
Email: fvanremoortel@crowell.com
Eric Montens
Senior Counsel – Brussels
Phone: +32.2.282.1846
Email: emontens@crowell.com
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