Publications

MEDIATION WEEK

Date : 18/09/2017

During the "Mediation Week" (16 – 21 October 2017) organized by the (Belgian) Federal Mediation Commission, Patrick Van Leynseele shall participate in the presentation, through practical demonstrations, of different forms of ADR in relation to mediation. This seminar shall take place on October 19 starting at 1:45 PM. For more information: http://www.cfm-fbc.be/fr/news/mediation-week-16-21-octobre-2017

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CCBE

Date : 15/09/2017

Georges-Albert Dal, former president of the CCBE (Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe), attended the permanent committee which met in Brussels on Friday 15 September. He reported on the work of his working group on solicitor-client privilege.

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INSOLVENCY LAW

Date : 14/09/2017

As part of the Breakfast at Stefany’s organized by the law firm DALDEWOLF, Raphaël Gevers will talk on the 26 of September 2017 about the reform of the Belgian insolvency law (on the occasion of the insertion of the Book XX in the Code of Economic Law). Within the innovations and major modifications of this reform we can mention (inter alia) the extension of the bankruptcy to the liberal professions and the non-profit-making organizations.

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DUE DILIGENCE

Date : 11/09/2017

DALDEWOLF assisted China’s YINYI Real Estate Co., Ltd, a listed company at Shenzhen Stock Exchange, in the due diligence of its Belgian subsidiary, Punch Powertrain NV, as part of a reorganization of the listed company including amongst other European subsidiaries. The overall legal aspects of the transaction was managed by Shanghai law firm C & S (see http://www.cs-lawyer.com/408). China’s Securities Regulatory Commission approved the reorganization, involving quoted companies, on September 6.

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BELGIUM'S ACCESSION TO ERA

Date : 08/09/2017

Georges-Albert Dal, former President of the Bar Association and member of the Board of Trustees of the Academy for European Law in Trier (ERA), assisted to the signing of the formal agreement on Belgium’s accession to ERA by the Minister of Justice, Koen Geens, and dr. Wolfgang Heusel on 6 september 2017.

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DOUBLE TAXATION ON FRENCH-SOURCE INCOME

Date : 11/07/2017

Dubbele inkomstenbelasting met Franse herkomst: het Hof van Cassatie doet het belastingkrediet herleven uit de overeenkomst tot voorkoming van dubbel belasting! Eindelijk goed nieuws voor Belgische fiscale inwoners wiens dividenden met Franse herkomst dubbel werden belast. Zij zullen in de toekomst de terugbetaling kunnen verkrijgen van een deel van de belasting die zij in België betaalden in de loop van de voorbije vijf jaren. De overeenkomst tussen België en Frankrijk van 10 maart 1964 tot voorkoming van dubbel belasting en tot regeling van wederzijdse administratieve en juridische ...

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END OF THE LIMITED JOINT-STOCK PARTNERSHIP

Date : 05/07/2017

The announced end of the limited joint-stock partnership (“société en commandite par actions” or “SCA”): an article of Patrick De Wolf (attorney at DALDEWOLF, lecturer at UCL) in J.T., 2017, p. 470-471. The reform currently being drafted, of the Companies Code, will more than likely have disastrous consequences for the future of the SCA. Where do we come from and where are we going? A reminder of the genesis of this company, its past and its future. To read !

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L'ECHO

Date : 26/06/2017

Raphaël Gevers has published an article in "L'Echo" (24/06/2017) concerning the application of insolvency legislation to liberal professions.

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RIGHT OF COMMUNICATION TO THE PUBLIC

Date : 19/01/2017

Sari Depreeuw published an article on the right of communication to the public after the CJEU’s decision in REHA in IRDI. In REHA, the CJEU confirmed that the screening of television programmes in waiting rooms and in exercise rooms of a revalidation centre constitutes a communication to the public, both under copyright and under the neighbouring rights. The Court confirms its teaching in Rafael Hoteles and further restricts the impact of its SFC ruling.

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NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Date : 20/10/2016

Dominique Bogaert wrote an article dedicated to the non-profit organizations containing some simple recommendations for the prevention of late payment and the recovery of the membership fees.

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