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COVID-19 - Impact on Financial Sector - 14 April 2020

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14/04/2020

Please find below a summary of COVID-19 developments relevant to our clients; these alerts are dedicated to following up on the financial  regulators’ responses to the crisis. We have also created a COVID-19 Resource Center to offer legal and business insights as this crisis continues to evolve. We wish you and your loved ones well.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact: 

Tom Van Dyck
+32 475 90 90 91
t.vandyck@liedekerke.com

Freya Mareels 
+32 475 25 11 50
f.mareels@liedekerke.com

Wim Dedecker
+32 491 36 03 99
w.dedecker@liedekerke.com

 

14/04/2020

Q&A: COVID-19: impact on listed companies

The Q&A recalls and clarifies the position of the FSMA in its press release of 26 March 2020 and takes into account the Royal Decree n°4 of 9 April 2020 adopting a series of exceptional measures, including in the field of company law, in connection with the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Q&A addresses three topics: (1) communication about the consequences of COVID-19, (2) compliance with the obligation to provide periodic information, and (3) the convocation and holding of general meetings of shareholders, and communication in that regard.

     
14/04/2020

EIB to launch new report on digitalisation in the EU and US

On Monday 20 April a new EIB report will be published on the EIB website, analysing investment in, and adoption of, digital technologies by firms in the EU and the United States and providing evidence of better performance of digital firms compared to non-digital ones. By providing country-level analytics the report will help countries to assess areas in which their firms perform well and the ones in which they might need policy reforms to better promote digitalisation.


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