Country profileBelgium is a constitutional monarchy organised along federal lines. Since the 1993 constitutional revision, there are three levels of government: federal government, regions (Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia) and linguistic communities (Flemish-, French- and German- speaking). Belgium is one of the founding members of the ...[Read More]
On 23 January 2008 the Belgian Constitutional Court issued its judgment in the case relating to the implementation of the second Money Laundering Directive in Belgium. The case centred on a challenge to the implementing law focusing on specific grounds relating to defending the rights of lawyers as regards professional secrecy and their relationship with clients.