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Herman Verbist will give on 17 April 2019 at the International Dispute Resolution Conference 2019 in Hong Kong

  • 12/04/19

Herman Verbist will give on 17 April 2019 at the International Dispute Resolution Conference 2019 in Hong Kong organized by UNCITRAL, the Hong Kong Mediation Centre, the International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute in collaboration with the Hong Kong Department of Justice a presentation on  “Current Answers to the Growing Need for Mediation as a Method to Settle International Trade and Investment Disputes.

The new UBO-register

  • 19/09/18

A centralized register of ultimate beneficial owners, called “UBO Register”, has been created under the Federal Public Service Finance (a.k.a. the tax administration). As from 31 October 2018, all companies, trusts, foundations and non-profit organizations have the obligation to keep an accurate and up-to-date information on all their beneficial owners(shareholders, holders of voting rights,…) and the individuals who effectively control them (administrators of non-profit organization, executives, trustees,…). The relevant data ought to be transmitted to the FPS Finances on a monthly basis and for the first time, before 30 September 2019.

Registre UBO

  • 12/09/18

Un registre des bénéficiaires effectifs, appelé « registre UBO », est créé au sein du SPF Finances. A compter du 31 octobre 2018, les sociétés, trusts, fondations et associations ont l’obligation de tenir un registre des personnes qui sont leurs bénéficiaires effectifs (actionnaires, titulaires d’une participation,…) et de celles qui les contrôlent (administrateurs d’ASBL, dirigeants, fiduciaires,…). Ces données doivent être périodiquement communiquées au SPF Finances et, pour la première fois, avant le 30 septembre 2019. 

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