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Belgium Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Belgium, European Union
  • January 5 2017

Since June an audit engagement for listed companies, banks, insurers and settlements institutions is limited to 10 years, extendable to 20 years if


Important changes to Belgian netting and financial collateral legislation
  • Stibbe
  • Belgium
  • November 15 2011

This corporate e-bulletin focuses on important changes to Belgian netting and financial collateral legislation


Industrial engineering sector legal update: tax efficient share incentives in Belgium
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • Belgium
  • October 19 2011

Belgium offers a number of special tax regimes for share based initiatives


Liability of tax advisors and shareholders for the tax debts of a shell company: selected cases
  • NautaDutilh
  • Belgium
  • June 14 2011

Liability is a hot issue in the field of taxation


New Belgian REIT rules enter into force
  • NautaDutilh
  • Belgium
  • January 13 2011

The long-awaited new Belgian REIT (sicafivastgoedbevaks) legislation has finally been approved and entered into force on 7 January 2011, fifteen years after Belgium first introduced legislation to promote real estate investment funds


C-31108 SGI transfer pricing
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Belgium, European Union
  • February 4 2010

This case concerned what the ECJ (and the Belgian revenue and courts) appeared to regard as an uncommercial tax scheme


Tax incentives introduced in the economic downturn - Belgium
  • Bird & Bird
  • Belgium
  • July 23 2009

Belgium’s Economic Repair Act aims at restoring credit and cash facilities at large, while the Companies Continuity Act mainly aims at keeping distressed companies afloat and softening the problems these companies are confronted with due to the lack of credit and cash availability


KBC Group receives 20 billion of Belgian government guarantees
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Belgium
  • May 14 2009

Today KBC Group NV (KBC), in connection with its 2009 first quarter earnings, announced that Belgium has agreed to guarantee up to 14.4 billion of counterparty risk insured by MBIA and 5.5 billion of KBC's super-senior collateralized debt obligation portfolio, following significant impairment write-downs mainly associated with the possibility that MBIA will default and that KBC "will have to bear the cost of any insured losses itself."


Fortis publishes agenda and shareholder circular detailing newly revised terms of agreements with BNP and Belgian government
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Belgium, France
  • March 16 2009

Today, Fortis Holding (Fortis SANV and Fortis Bank N.V.) posted the Agenda for the General Meeting of Shareholders of Fortis SANV and Fortis N.V to be held April 8-9, and the related Shareholder Circular reflecting the details and newly revised terms with France's BNP Paribas (BNP) and the Belgian government (through its ownership of the Federal Participation and Investment Corporation (FPIM)) with respect to the proposed sale of certain Fortis operations


Fortis Holding, BNP Paribas and Belgian government reach new agreement
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Belgium
  • March 7 2009

Yesterday, on the day negotiations between the parties were set to expire, Fortis Holding (Fortis SANV and Fortis N.V.) announced a revised agreement with France's BNP Paribas (BNP) and the Belgian government with respect to the proposed sale of certain Fortis operations