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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Briefings

Briefings

New squeeze-out possibility and simplification of the merger and demerger procedure

30 January 2012

On 18 January 2012, a law was published that modifies the Belgian Companies Code (the "Code") and implements Directive 2009/109/EG in connection with the documentation and report obligations of mergers and demergers (the "Law").


The Law provides for a simplification of the mandatory formalities for (national) mergers and demergers, and creates a new squeeze-out possibility.

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