Establishing a Legal Entity: Belgium, your UK-EU Gateway for Trade and Investment

In the third event of BritCham EU & Belgium’s free UK-EU Gateway for Trade and Investment series, legal specialists and industry experts will guide small-medium sized British businesses on why and how you should set-up a legal entity in Belgium, covering:

  1. What type of legal entity you should set-up in Belgium - In this breakout session a notary will advise you on what type of legal entity to set up in Belgium and what advantages or limitations come with each of the following legal structures: branch vs subsidiary,  ASBL/VZW (non-profit organization) and an office/ or presence for EU advocacy
  2. Differences in the legal and tax landscape for companies in the UK compared to Belgium: Experts will outline the key differences in the legal and tax landscape for companies in the UK vs in Belgium. This session will cover corporate tax compliance and legal compliance in Belgium.
  3. Incentives to establish a legal entity in Belgium: Belgium’s 3 regional trade and investment agencies will outline what incentives you can benefit from when establishing a legal entity in Belgium, including regional grants and subsidies.

Q&A: All participants are encouraged to engage in an interactive Q&A session, where you can directly ask questions to experts.

Who should attend?

Are you considering establishing a legal entity in Belgium? If you’re still getting to grips with the new trading relationship between the UK and EU and seeking advice on what type of legal entity is most suitable for you, register now for this free workshop.

Whether you’re looking to establish a branch, subsidiary, non-profit organization or a presence in Belgium for EU advocacy purposes, this workshop will outline the advantages and limitations of each legal structure, what incentives are available and how to be legally and tax compliant in Belgium.

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