Michael Van Acker


Contributed by Eric Blomme and Cecile Odeurs. In brief The COVID-19 pandemic has put the rescue of struggling but viable businesses front of the agenda.  The initial response of the Belgian government and legislator was a moratorium on enforcement measures and bankruptcy petitions.  Such moratorium can however not be a structural solution in the long term, and expired on 31 January 2021. The attention then shifted to the improvement of the existing legal framework. Fortunately,…