The contribution or transfer must be approved by the transferring or acquiring company. For a contribution or transfer of a universality, the competent body is the general meeting. They decide with a quorum and quota as required for an amendment to the statutes. For the contribution or transfer of a branch of activity, the authority lies with the managing body.
Subsequently, the deed establishing the contribution or transfer is filed with the Registry of the company court and published in the Appendices to the Belgian Official Journal.