KOAN’s Non-Profit and Trade Associations team advises numerous Belgian and European (international) associations and foundations active in a wide range of areas, such as banking, food, agriculture, education and health.
Because of our ideal location in the heart of Europe, next to the European institutions, KOAN is well placed to represent non-profit and trade entities vis-à-vis the European institutions. Thanks to its composition, integrated and committed working methods, acquaintance with the sector and diversity of its clients, the team is a key player in Belgium for delivering legal services promptly and efficiently to handle all issues concerning the non-profit and trade associations sector.
The support offered by KOAN to non-profit and trade associations is designed to be cross-cutting and multi-disciplinary, involving the assistance of specialists in various areas such as employment law, commercial law, contract and intellectual property lax, VAT and tax law. We aim to be practical in our approach and provide straightforward advice, always taking into account the specificities of the non-profit sector.
Moreover, the team disposes of an international network of peer lawyers in a.o. the UK, the US, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, etc
Legal 500 EMEA 2017: "Fielding a small but ‘high-quality team that thinks outside the box’, Koan Law Firm gives ‘excellent and timely advice’ to clients in the not-for-profit sector. The firm provides legal assistance with the formation, management, financing, running, dissolution and liquidation of associations and foundations. ‘Forward-looking’ corporate attorney Antoine Druetz advises numerous well-known Belgian and international clients."