SRD II, the perfect opportunity for the Blockchain.

SRD II, the perfect opportunity for the Blockchain.

The agency cost is considered by many as a timeless concept. Indeed, the information asymmetry that exists between shareholders and the Chief Executive Officer is generally held to be a classic example.

In this context, the first Shareholder Right Directive (SRD) has been adopted by the European Parliament in 2007 in order to ensure a better protection of the exercise of shareholders rights in listed European companies, by implementing rules around transparency, proxy voting rights and the ability to vote in general meetings via electronic means.

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Legal tech in Belgium

Legal tech in Belgium

Law firms are expensive, vague and elitist, can legal tech offer a solution?

A recent study showed that customers see lawyers and law firms as expensive, vague and elitist with a lack of empathy. In the article below we will see if legal tech could mean the solution for these perceptions and look what’s ahead for legal tech firms in Belgium.

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Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) in a nutshell.

Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) in a nutshell.

The European Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) is a next step in the harmonization of the European Insurance market. This directive (Directive 2016/97/EU) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on the 2nd of February 2016 and replaces the current Insurance Mediation Directive of 2002.

The directive provides an updated and harmonised legal framework containing rules applicable for the distribution of insurance and reinsurance products, including insurance-based investment product (PRIIP’s). It includes important requirements

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