Entries by Bianca

What, How and When: Key Points of the Directive on Restructuring and Insolvency

Objective of Directive (EU) 2019/1023 of 20 June 2019: According to Whereas 1, its objective is to remove obstacles to the free movement of capital, standardising the regulations concerning preventive restructuring, insolvency, discharge of debt and disqualifications, improving their procedures and ensuring that viable enterprises and entrepreneurs can continue operating and honest entrepreneurs can benefit […]

FLINN CUP – Inter-law firm FLINN Sailing Cup

After the Summer Vacation … back to … … the FLINN Cup! The inter-law firm FLINN Sailing Cup will take place in Ostend again this year on Saturday, September 7, 2019. An international crew from ‘Lawrope International Group of Lawyers’ is taking part with Belgian, British, Dutch, French, German and US crew members. From the […]

AGM Avocats celebrates its 10th anniversary

This year AGM Avocats is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its first office in Paris. Ten years ago, they were very excited to open their offices in the French capital to accompany their clients in their international development. In that way, they became one of the exclusive firms with their own office in the City of Light. Since […]

Acquisition of production units in Spain

The acquisition of production units (PU), defined by article 149.4 of the Insolvency Act 22/2003 (IA) as “a set of means organized for the purpose of carrying out an essential or ancillary economic activity“[1], can be structured in each of the phases of the Spanish insolvency procedure, i. e.: (i) common phase, (ii) composition phase, (iii) […]

Whistleblowing policy in your business

A 2019 whitepaper has revealed that 35% of UK businesses surveyed online have no system in place for whistleblowing.  The report by EQS gathered online feedback from 1400 companies in Germany, France, Switzerland and Great Britain with the purpose of studying: The varying degrees companies in different countries are affected by misconduct; and How companies […]

The GTDT Practice Guides – Franchise has been published!

FLINN lawyers, Leonard Hawkes and Benoit Simpelaere, have contributed on part 5: Other Legal Considerations, Electronic Commerce, Social Media and Franchising to the published Practice Guides: Franchise 2019. Please click here for more information. The Guide provide topical analysis of key trends, opportunities, challenges and risks representing significant regional interest or concern across a range of industries and work areas. Updated […]