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Update Let’s get digital

13/05/2020

Update Let’s get digital – A practical view: COVID – 19 Crisis versus general meeting. Updated statement following the publication in the annexes to the Belgian Official Gazette of the Royal Decree of 28 April 2020 extending the measures taken by the Royal Decree No. 4 of 9 April 2020. The Royal Decree No. 4 has introduced alleviating measures enabling companies to organise their general meetings without violating the mandatory rules to combat the COVID-19 virus. The Royal Decree of 28 April 2020 has extended the temporal scope of the exemption until 30 June 2020. However, the extension until 30 June 2020 does not affect the deadline for the annual general meeting. The principle remains that the meeting may be postponed for a maximum of 10 weeks after the deadline permitted by law.
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Let’s get digital – A practical view

07/04/2020

Let’s get digital – A practical view: COVID – 19 Crisis versus general meeting. Physical meetings have become impossible in light of COVID-19 Crisis and the measures imposed by the government. In this context, an authorization decision regarding the organization of companies’ general meeting was submitted to the government, temporarily implementing a number of alleviating measures, intended to enable companies to convene their ordinary general meetings in accordance with the mandatory rules put in place to combat the COVID-19 virus, insofar as these meetings have been convened or must be convened prior to 19 April 2020.
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Prevention is better than cure

31/03/2020

Prevention is better than cure – managers should take the necessary measures now. The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and the protective measures issued by the government have a particular impact on your company, e.g. at a financial level. It is therefore crucial that every director can take the necessary measures in a timely manner to avoid directors’ liability.
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