Accounting & Legal obligations
In view of the current exceptional situation related to Covid-19, the government has taken measures to maintain good governance of companies and other legal entities.
These measures are to be applied with immediate effect. They provide for a mechanism that allows the governing bodies of any company or legal entity to hold their meetings, in particular meetings of shareholders and boards of directors, without requiring the physical presence of their members.
This mechanism guarantees the effective participation of these members and the exercise of their rights through the use of:
These measures also concern public institutions, public interest groups and not-for-profit associations (ASBL).
Furthermore, regarding the holding of annual general meetings, companies, ASBLs, public establishments and other legal persons may, despite any provision to the contrary in the articles of association, convene them on a date that falls within a period:
The Ministry of Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy launches its call for projects with a social and societal impact in collaboration with Nyuko ASBL. The programme is called "Impuls 2020".
On 15 July 2020, the financial aid of EUR 5,000 for micro-businesses, the financial aid of EUR 12,500 for businesses employing between 10 and 20 people and the emergency fund for self-employed workers (EUR 3,000, 3,500 or 4,000) will expire. Do not forget to submit your application.
You intend to provide services in the Greater Region, Switzerland or the Netherlands and have questions? In order to facilitate your procedures, the Chamber of Skilled Trades and Crafts has grouped the most frequently asked questions in their FAQ section on services abroad.