The Corporate Governance Practice Group focuses on exchanging best practices and sharing developments in our multiple jurisdictions regarding governance advice to public and private companies, not-for-profit entities, boards, committees of directors, individual directors, trustees and executive officers. Group members deal with matters involving fiduciary duties, compliance and governance policies, executive evaluation and succession planning, confidentiality regarding corporate opportunities, conflicts and dualities of interest and related party transactions, director education and crisis management.
Many members also bring a special focus on anti-corruption, sharing insights and experience in global anti-corruption defense and other complex multinational challenges. They come together to collaborate for member firm clients in providing related services such as conducting internal investigations, and developing and delivering customized multinational training and compliance programs adapted with local laws, customs and culture in mind.
The objective of this amendment is to protect minority shareholders’ interests and to bring the Companies Act in line with international best practice.
On 21 November 2018 and 7 March 2019, we issued newsletters regarding the Belgian proposal to create a new regulatory framework for managing general agents in Belgium.
The latest draft of the Joint Standard on Margin Requirements for Non-Centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives has been published.