The significant change of the Belgian restructuring landscape

The Belgian Insolvency Law Reform

On 20 March 2023, the draft proposals implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1023 concerning restructuring, insolvency and discharge of debt were submitted to the Belgian Federal Parliament. The long-awaited reform promises to significantly change the restructuring landscape in Belgium. 

Read the 6 key takeaways you need to know about the Insolvency Law Reform and the different points of attention, affecting your clients, your assets and/or your business:

> Voting in classes;
> Cram-down of dissenting classes;
> Position of equity holders;
> Optional regimes for SMEs; and
> Private procedures.