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WP 2019-09
Het nieuwe Wetboek van vennootschappen en verenigingen: overzicht en enkele pijnpunten
Kristof Maresceau, Diederik Bruloot, Hans De Wulf, Liselotte Van Coillie

Deze bijdrage wil een overzicht geven van de belangrijkste hervormingen die het WVV met zich brengt. Verder wordt ook aandacht besteed aan een aantal belangrijke vragen inzake inwerkingtreding en het overgangsrecht en wordt stilgestaan bij enkele pijnpunten van het nieuwe wetboek.

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WP 2019-08
Regulating distributions to shareholders through balance sheet and solvency tests: The Belgian and Dutch Example
Diederik Bruloot, Evariest Callens

In this paper, we intend to explore the optimal design of rules on distributions to shareholders. To this end, we commence by examining why and in what scenarios rules on shareholder distributions might be useful from a creditor protection perspective. Against this backdrop, we proceed by assessing the traditional continental approach and its net assets and retai ...

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WP 2019-07
Het lot van de bestaande CVBA na de inwerkingtreding van het WVV
Diederik Bruloot

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WP 2019-06
Recalibrating the Debate on MiFID s Private Enforceability: Why the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights Is the Elephant in the Room
Evariest Callens

The genesis of MiFID I initiated a fierce scholarly debate on the following question: does MiFID dictate private enforceability of the rules embedded in the directive? More specifically, under general reference to the effet utile doctrine, certain authors have argued that MiFID requires member states to provide private law remedies for infringements of certain (i ...

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Diederik Bruloot

Belgian and European perspectives on creditor protection in closed companies