Ruth is Senior Counsel in the Brussels corporate department.
Ruth is specialised in national and transnational mergers and restructurings within the not-for-profit sector. She advises not-for-profits in general corporate matters and with contractual disputes.
Ruth also assists trade and lobbying associations, charities, hospitals, NGO’s, foundations and other national and international not-for-profit organisations, mainly from the research and healthcare sectors.
Having joined Osborne Clarke in June 2013, Ruth helped set up the Brussels office. She worked at a leading Belgian law firm for 13 years.
A frequent speaker at seminars and conferences in the not-for-profit sector, Ruth is an associate member of the Federation of European and International Associations established in Belgium (FAIB).
Advising an INPO acting worldwide on how to revise and update its full set of corporate governance rules and regulations and on how to legally implement them in Belgium
Advising a Belgian INPO in the framework of a cross border contribution of a branch of activity by a French association
Advising an INPO on how to modernise its governing rules and introduce new information technologies in the functioning of governing bodies by implementing virtual meetings into the corporate governance rules
Advising a Swedish charity with activities in Belgium on how to reorganise itself in order to be duly registered in Belgium
Advising a Belgian NPO on its dissolution and on how to liquidate and transfer its net assets to a French law association
UK-based Company Limited by Guarantee
Assisting a UK based Company limited by guarantee to transfer its activities to Belgium after the Brexit vote by setting up a Belgian INPO
In Belgium, all Belgian companies, (I)NPOs, foundations, trusts and similar legal entities are under an obligation to register their ultimate...
The Belgian Constitutional Court has addressed matters surrounding internal rules and the mention of the number of shares in the...