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Insolvency & Restructuring

07 September 2018
Bart Heynickx Follow-up monitoring of companies in financial difficulty

Belgium - ALTIUS

The legislature recently took steps to improve the follow-up monitoring of companies in financial difficulty and strengthen the fight against inactive companies. To determine whether companies are in financial difficulty, the courts gather information from various (digital) sources. However, the focus remains on preventive mechanisms – namely, identifying companies in financial difficulty and following up with court action.

Author: Bart Heynickx
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Andrew Thorp Appointing liquidators after alleged loss of substratum

British Virgin Islands - Harney Westwood & Riegels

The Court of Appeal recently considered the test for appointing liquidators to a company following an alleged loss of substratum. The case provides insight on the principles of loss of substratum, particularly in a case where a company's object is not prescribed by its memorandum and articles of association.

Authors: Andrew Thorp, Lucy Hannett, William Peake
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