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Belgian Companies and Associations Code (BCAC)

This webpage is dedicated to the new Belgian Companies and Associations Code (BCAC). On 1 May 2019 the BCAC entered into force. Since 1 January 2020 the BCAC applies to all existing Belgian companies. This reform of the legal landscape creates many opportunities for businesses and transactions. Navigate through this website to learn more about the BCAC and the many changes it brings, or contact our team for any further questions you may have. We will keep you up-to-date with the BCAC!

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Article - 31 October 2019 - Belgium

What has changed for directors in the BCAC?

Some notable changes have been introduced for directors, especially in the NV / SA (‘public limited liability company’) with more flexibility in terms of dismissal...
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Article - 31 October 2019 - Belgium

My company type has been abolished under the BCAC. What do I have to do?

In order to simplify Belgium’s company landscape on the one hand and increase its flexibility on the other hand, the Belgian legislator has decided to abolish...
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Class/collective actions in Belgium: overview
Article - 31 October 2019 - Belgium

The BCAC has entered into force on 1 May 2019. What are the key dates for companies in the transition period?

The new Belgian Companies and Associations Code (BCAC) has been adopted in parliament by law of 23 March 2019. The entry into force of the BCAC is characterised...
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