New act on class actions

The Belgian act on class actions of 28 March 2014 (“Act”) has been published today in the Belgian State Gazette, as Title II of Book XVII of the Economic Law Code.

For more details on the content of the Act, see our previous alert of 24 January 2014.

A royal decree dated 4 April 2014, also published today in the Belgian State Gazette, has set 1 September 2014 as the entry into force of the Act.

If you have any questions, please contact Françoise Lefèvre (+32 2 501 94 15), Stefaan Loosveld (+32 2 501 95 21), Joost Verlinden (+32 2 501 9456), Florence Danis (+ 32 2 501 90 28) or Xavier Taton (+32 2 501 94 72).