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Corporate / M&A

Some of our lawyers have more than 20 years of experience in negotiating M&A transactions, whether in Belgium or at an international level. We also advise clients on all issues of corporate law such as directors’ liability, conflict of interest, shareholders relationships and corporate governance.

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.

Gisèle Rosselle, 
Céderic Devroey

On 17 May 2017 the European Parliament and the Council adopted Directive 2017/828 amending Directive 2007/36 on the encouragement of long-term shareholder engagement in listed companies (SRD II). With SRD II, the EU wants to reinforce shareholder engagement and transparency in listed companies.

Dirk Leermakers

Dirk Leermakers is a Corporate and M&A lawyer who handles national and international mergers and acquisitions, as well as private equity-driven and management-led buyouts. Dirk advises multinationals, private equity firms and hedge funds as well as occasionally private investors with their mostly cross-border transactions. In addition, Dirk is active in the field of corporate reorganisations and restructurings.

Dirk Leermakers

The Brussels based corporate and litigation boutique Strelia reinforces its international offering by opening an office in Luxembourg. -- Brussels and Luxembourg, 22 June 2017. Less than 5 years after it was created Brussels, Strelia will now open an office in Luxembourg. From the start, Strelia was internationally oriented.

Liselotte Van Coillie

Liselotte Van Coillie is mainly involved in matters related to Corporate law, M&A and Corporate finance.

Liselotte was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2015. She started her career in the Restructuring department of DLA Piper in Brussels and joined Strelia in April 2017.

Liselotte obtained her law degree from the University of Antwerp in 2013. She also obtained an additional degree in Management from ICHEC Brussels Management School in 2014.

Gisèle Rosselle

This guide by the Corporate Governance Subcommittee of the Corporate and M&A Law Committee outlines on a jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction basis the role of the board of directors in strategic transactions. In many cases, there are no legal/mandatory obligations or duties that are borne by board members (exceptions include the US).

The 17th edition of the Trophées du Droit award ceremony took place in Paris at le Pavillon d'Armenonville on March 16th 2017, gathering more than 950 professionals. These awards are divided into three main categories: Best International Law Firms, among which Strelia, as Best Belgian Law Firm Best Specialised Teams Best Law Firms Managers

Strelia has been shortlisted as finalist of The Lawyer European Awards 2017 in the category Law Firm of the Benelux. According to The Lawyer, “The shortlisted firms have been selected by the judges as having demonstrated excellence in their work over the past year, setting themselves apart from the rest of the legal industry.

Olivier Clevenbergh, 
Gisèle Rosselle

From an international perspective, 2015 was a record-breaking year with a total transaction value of around US$5 trillion.

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