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Pieter De Koster

STRELIA LAUNCHES EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE WITH LEADING LAWYER PIETER DE KOSTER Pieter De Koster joins the corporate and litigation boutique Strelia and starts its Employment and Benefits practice. Brussels , 31 August 2017.   Strelia has announced today the launch of an employment & benefits practice with  leading specialist Pieter De Koster as a partner.

Gisèle Rosselle

Uncertainty has been a strong characteristic for the global M&A activity in 2017, with the swearing in of a new US administration, ongoing Brexit negotiations, geopolitical instability and, increased capital regulations in China, all giving dealmakers cause for concern. This unease has seen M&A volume and value drop. The widening valuation gap between buyers and sellers ...

Gisèle Rosselle

Private Equity (PE) rebounded spectacularly ever since the financial crisis, and it is growing at an unprecedented rate. Today, PE is one of the largest and most important asset classes on the market. The PE industry is indeed flourishing with an ever-increasing amount of “dry powder” (i.e., unvested capital) that is expected to reach US$1 trillion by the end of 2017.

Gisèle Rosselle
Céderic Devroey

Nous avons déjà précédemment exposé les grandes lignes de la réforme du droit des sociétés. A présent, voyons quels aspects de la réforme ont un impact sur les transactions M&A ...

Gisèle Rosselle

Trust is the cornerstone of every M&A transaction. As an agent of trust and a nearly unalterable, decentralized system that implements, verifies and records transactions, blockchain can expand the current M&A market by introducing trust.

Gisèle Rosselle

On 26 September 2017, the French government approved the merger between French high-speed train manufacturers Alstom and the German group Siemens. This merger will result in the creation of a “European Rail Giant” to counter the competition from the Chinese rail company CRRC. The EU Commission recently proposed a new framework for screening foreign direct investment (FDI).

Gisèle Rosselle
Céderic Devroey

Belgian Minister of Justice Koen Geens wants to have Belgian company law reformed. A thorough simplification of the company law code and making it flexible is necessary if Belgium wants to offer an effective legislative framework to Belgian entrepreneurs and foreign investors.

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