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The Belgian UBO-Register and obligations for corporate entities

The Belgian UBO-Register and the obligations for corporate entities within the framework of the Law for the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing: here’s what you need to know.

Protection of trade secrets. Finally a legal framework.

The effective and efficient protection of trade secrets or know-how was quite challenging until recently, as there was no general legal framework for the protection of trade secrets in Belgian law.

Newsflash: Career credits

As the social partners were not able to reach an agreement on an alternative framework, the legal rules provided in the law on workable and maneuverable work of 5 March 2017 (Law-Peeters) related to career credits came into force on 1 February 2018.

The amended legal framework for regulated real estate investment companies: what you need to know

New legislation amending the Law of 12 May 2014 relating to regulated real estate investment companies (hereafter “RREIC”) has been published in the Belgian State Gazette.

The royal decree implementing the Belgian National Pledge Register has been published

On 26 September 2017 the royal decree containing further rules on the creation of the new Belgian National Pledge Register (Nationaal Pandregister/Registre national des Gages) was published in the Belgian Official Gazette.

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