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Deloitte Legal again more widely acknowledged in the latest Legal 500 rankings

12 April 2024

Deloitte Legal recognized in 16 practice areas and Industry focuses in the 2024 Legal 500 rankings.

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Deloitte Legal – Lawyers has once again secured a spot in the Green Guide: EMEA (2024) by The Legal 500

22 March 2024

Deloitte Legal – Lawyers has once again secured a spot in the Green Guide: EMEA (2024) by The Legal 500. We're honoured to be recognized as a Recommended Firm for our dedication to advancing the green transition.

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Deloitte Legal congratulates Annick Visschers and Frank Vanbiervliet for the release of their book “Taxatie- en geschillenprocedure”

07 February 2024

This publication is the second update of the book, which serves as a practical guide for tax and accounting professionals, offering clear guidance through the steps of the dispute process.

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Deloitte Legal assists Protealis with its 22 million equity financing round

24 January 2024

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted Protealis with its 22 million equity financing round. Ghent-based biotech company Protealis has raised 22 million euros in a new capital round. With this, it aims to grow further in the market of sustainable plant proteins.

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Deloitte Legal assists Xior Student Housing with the successful accelerated private placement for a total amount of c. 75.7 M EUR at a discount below 4%

19 December 2023

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted Xior Student Housing, a Belgian public regulated real estate company specializing in the student housing segment, with the successful capital increase in gross proceeds of EUR 75,679,444 (2,609,636 new shares) through a private placement with accelerated bookbuilding procedure.

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Meet newly promoted Tax Dispute Resolution Director: Samuel Vanthienen

6 December 2023

In this Q&A series we want to put our newly promoted colleagues in the picture. Our second entry in the series is Samuel Vanthienen, Director in the Tax Dispute Resolution team.

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Deloitte Legal assists V-Bio Ventures, Qbic III and VIB with their 4 million funding round in Tanai Therapeutics

6 December 2023

To further pursue this new therapeutic avenue, the company secured Seed funding from V-Bio Ventures, Qbic III and VIB. The company will continue raising additional funds to expand its team and accelerate the development of first-in-class drug candidates for the treatment of obesity.

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Deloitte Legal assists Leuven Air Bearings (LAB Motion Systems) with its 10,9 million investment round

4 December 2023

Lab Motion Systems is a leading company in air bearing technology and advanced laser applications. With a focus on innovation LAB Motion Systems shall greatly expand its production capacity and increase their market share worldwide.

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Meet newly promoted IP/IT Director: Willem-Jan Cosemans

29 November 2023

In this Q&A series we want to put our newly promoted colleagues in the picture. Our first entry in the series is Willem-Jan Cosemans, Director in the IP/IT team. 

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Deloitte Legal assists Ampacimon SA with its 10 million euro series C funding round

27 November 2023

We are delighted that our clients have been recognised at the M&A Awards Belgium: Best Large Cap Corporate Deal 2023 for Orange Belgium’s acquisition of VOO, Best Mid Cap Private Equity Exit 2023 for Pauwels Consulting’s sale to Bert Pauwels, Management and Andera Partners by 3D Investors, and Best Venture Capital Deal – Life Sciences 2023 for Aphea.Bio.

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Deloitte Legal assists Ampacimon SA with its 10 million euro series C funding round

14 November 2023

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted Skilpod with its 11 million equity round. Skilpod is a leading modular home manufacturer based in Belgium. With a focus on sustainability, energy efficiency and innovation.

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Deloitte Legal assists Ampacimon SA with its 10 million euro series C funding round

23 October 2023

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted Ampacimon with its 10 million euro series C investment round. The investor syndicate included Junction Growth, Korys, Noshaq, Creos, and Gesval.

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Deloitte Legal achieved Band 1 ranking for LawTech Consulting in the Chambers LawTech Legal Guide 2023

02 August 2023

We are thrilled to announce that Deloitte Legal has once again been recognized as a global leader in the industry, achieving the prestigious Band 1 ranking for LawTech Consulting in the Chambers LawTech Legal Guide 2023.

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Deloitte Legal assists Aphea.Bio with its 70 million euro series C financing

25 July 2023

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted Aphea.Bio with its 70 million euro series C financing. Alphea.bio develops biological protection agents for crops. In addition to Europe, the company plans to operate in the United States and Brazil.

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Deloitte Legal Greenille Private Client Team once again included in Chambers HNW 2023

24 July 2023

We are honored and proud that the Greenille Private Client Team | Deloitte Legal - Lawyers has once again been included in Chambers HNW 2023, a pre-eminent ranking of private wealth advisers. For the 8th year in a row we have been recognized as a Tier 1 Private Client Adviser by the market. Mathieu Ex Bart Verdickt Alain-Laurent Verbeke received in addition top band rankings again.

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Deloitte Legal assists Sweco Belgium with the acquisition of FPC Risk

10 July 2023

Deloitte Legal provided buy-side due diligence and transactional legal advice and assistance to Sweco Belgium on the acquisition of FPC Risk, a group with vast knowledge and expertise in fire risk engineering & consulting and emergency management, with offices in Belgium and the Netherlands. The acquisition strengthens Sweco Belgium’s broad service offering for integrated construction projects.

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Deloitte Legal wants to congratulate Stijn Demeestere and Karel De Schoenmaeker for the release of their book “Arbeidsongeschiktheid. Rechtsgevolgen voor werkgever en werknemer”.

06 July 2023

This publication is an update of the 2017 edition and delves into a comprehensive analysis of the recently implemented set of legislative measures, developed after evaluation of the initial reintegration process introduced in late 2016. The primary objective of these initiatives was to effectively address prolonged absences.

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Deloitte Legal ESG team recognised as one of 3 Belgian law firms featured in Legal 500's EMEA Green Guide 2023

13 June 2023

The Legal 500 Green Guide series features key firms advising on issues around climate change and sustainability, while also highlighting internal green initiatives. As a firm, we strive for a cleaner future by realizing new client opportunities in environmental law and alternative energy. We are very pleased to have Deloitte Legal featured in this list, showcasing our breadth of expertise.

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Deloitte Legal assists the sellers of Amista with the acquisition by Ando Group

09 June 2023

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted the sellers of Amista, an IT service provider which helps companies streamline processes with SAP software, with the acquisition by Ando Group. Amista has over 100 employees spread across Belgium, Hungary and India.

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Stefanie Van de Perre appointed as a member of the Federal Advisory Council on Social Criminal Law for a duration of 4 years

05 June 2023

We are delighted to share the news of Stefanie Van de Perre's appointment as a member of the Federal Advisory Council on Social Criminal Law for a duration of 4 years. Deloitte Legal – Lawyers takes immense pride in Stefanie's involvement in this initiative, as she will actively contribute towards driving the project's success.

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Deloitte Legal assists Bernard Saey in the sale of his steel distribution company, SAEY NV, to the Dutch group MCB

04 April 2023

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted Bernard Saey in the sale of his steel distribution company, SAEY NV, to the Dutch group MCB. MCB has agreed to acquire Saey, which has been a key player in the steel industry for over 116 years, with locations in Kuurne, Heule, and Zwijnaarde.

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Deloitte Legal assists Sweco Belgium BV with the landmark acquisition of VK architects+engineers

23 March 2023

Deloitte Legal provided buy-side due diligence and transactional legal advice and assistance to Sweco Belgium BV on the landmark acquisition of sector peer VK architects+engineers, a Belgian led multidisciplinary design agency, which, for the past 70 years, has offered sustainable architectural, and engineering design solutions on an international scale, with offices in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, the UK and Vietnam.

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Deloitte Legal Lawyers is proud to have supported the Belgian federal government in setting up the Belgian Health Data Agency (HDA)

10 March 2023

The HDA law was voted yesterday in Parliament and is an important step towards a data-driven healthcare system, where health data in all its facets, is uniformly, transparently and securely available, leading to qualitative, affordable, preventive and targeted health care for every citizen.

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Deloitte Legal assits BMC Benelux in its acquisition of Botha's builder's merchant activities

3 March 2023

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted BMC Benelux, an Aurelius Equity Opportunities portfolio company, in its acquisition of Botha's builder's merchant activities..

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Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted in the sale of the Mexico Natie Group to Katoen Natie NV

21 February 2023

Deloitte Legal fielded a team from its Corporate M&A, Competition Law and Public Law practices, led by Marc Van tieghem (Partner, Corporate M&A).

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Deloitte Legal is proud to have advised the H. Essers' Family Office on its investment in solar panel company Extra Power

25 January 2023

Extra Power was founded in 2014 by Jannes Soutaer and Tineke Serru and specializes in the development and installation as well as maintenance and renovation of customized solar panel installations for companies and organizations.

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Deloitte Legal assists Process Automation Solutions NV with the acquisition of IPCOS Group NV

12 January 2023

Deloitte Legal provided buy-side due diligence and transactional legal advice and assistance to Process Automation Solutions NV on the acquisition of IPCOS Group NV, a Belgian led group providing digital solutions and services, focused on maximizing plant efficiency, increasing business productivity, and enhancing environmental sustainability, through the smart application of latest Industry 4.0 technologies. IPCOS serves a wide range of international process and allied industries with locations across the US, Europe and India.

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Deloitte Legal is delighted to announce that Els Van Poucke will be joining the Commercial law practice, led by Jürgen Egger, as a partner

23 December 2022

Els Van Poucke is a highly skilled lawyer with extensive international expertise in contract negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts, national and international, litigation, arbitration and mediation. After having worked for several years in highly reputed Belgian law firms, Els ventured to Singapore starting a career as an attorney in an international law firm gaining extensive international expertise.

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Greenille Private Client Team is proud to announce that mr. Geneviève Boliau is joining the litigation team as Of Counsel

01 December 2022

Her vast experience in dealing with divorce and inheritance disputes will contribute to the further development and quality of our services.

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Deloitte Legal Belgium assists in 4 out of 6 transactions that are nominated for the Belgian M&A awards

22 November 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted in 4 out of 6 transactions that are nominated for the Belgian M&A awards in the category “Best Venture Capital Deal”, both in the field of Technology and Life Sciences.

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Deloitte Legal Belgium assists Sweco Belgium with the acquisition of V2S

21 November 2022

Deloitte Legal Belgium is proud to have assisted Sweco Belgium with the acquisition of the Limburg company V2S. Sweco is Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy.

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Deloitte Legal assists Montea with the successful capital increase of 102,5 million euro via accelerated bookbuilding

10 November 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted Montea NV, a company specializing in logistics real estate in Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Germany, with the successful capital increase of 102,5 million euro (1,602,364 new shares) through a private placement with accelerated bookbuilding procedure.

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Meet newly promoted director of the Legal Entity Management offering: Filip Van Acoleyen

05 October 2022

In this Q&A series we want to put our newly promoted colleagues in the picture. Our new entry in the series is Filip Van Acoleyen, Director of the Legal Entity Management offering.

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Deloitte Legal advisesHouse of Talents-group on the acquisition of Human Supports Medical

04 October 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to have advised House of Talents-group on the acquisition of Human Supports Medical, which is an HR services company focusing mainly on specific profiles in healthcare and clinical research. With this acquisition, House of Talents is fulfilling its growth ambitions in Brussels and Wallonia.

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Meet newly promoted Corporate and M&A Director: Astrid Delanghe

01 October 2022

In this Q&A series we want to put our newly promoted colleagues in the picture. Our new entry in the series is Astrid Delanghe, Director in the Corporate and M&A team.

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Deloitte Legal assists the University Hospitals Leuven with the ‘Gasthuis’ project

29 August 2022

Deloitte Legal is very proud to have assisted the University Hospitals Leuven with their milestone DB(F)M-contract for the design, construction and maintenance of a new versatile entrance building of approx. 30,000m² that will accommodate catering facilities / services for staff and visitors, as well as commercial spaces, office spaces and a hotel.

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Deloitte Legal assists with the sale of Comsof NV to IQGEO

17 August 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to have advised the sellers on their sale of Comsof NV to IQGEO.

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Deloitte Legal Greenille Private Client team recognised in Chambers HNW 2022 guide

15 July 2022

Once again and for several years in a row now, we have been recognized as a Tier 1 Private Client Adviser by the market. Mathieu Ex Bart Verdickt Alain-Laurent Verbeke received in addition a personal ranking as top practitioner.

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Deloitte Legal welcomes five new directors

06 July 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to announce the promotion to Director of lawyers Astrid Delanghe, Bram Joye, Dominique Vanherck, Thomas De Donder and senior manager Filip Van Acoleyen.

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Deloitte Legal assists Swave in raising EUR 7 million in its seed investment

29 June 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted Swave with its €7 million seed round. The investment will be used to fund the commercialisation of truly realistic, immersive 3D Holographic Extended Reality (HXR) gigapixel technology for a wide range of emerging applications.

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Deloitte Legal assists Home Invest Belgium with the successful capital increase of 30 million euro via accelerated bookbuilding

24 June 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted Home Invested Belgium, the specialist in residential rental real estate, with the successful capital increase of 30 million euro (1,417,770 new shares) through a private placement with accelerated bookbuilding procedure.

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Caroline Costermans promoted to Partner

08 June 2022

Deloitte Legal is delighted to announce the promotion to partner of Caroline
Costermans.

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Deloitte Legal announces Alexis Ceuterick as the Employment, Pensions & Benefits partner alongside Stijn Demeestere

25 May 2022

Deloitte Legal is delighted to announce that Alexis Ceuterick will be joining the Employment, Pensions & Benefits practice as a partner alongside Stijn Demeestere on 1 June 2022.

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Deloitte Legal assists with the sale of Zenso NV to Comate BV

18 May 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to have advised the sellers with the sale of Zenso NV to Comate BV. Zenso was founded in 2007 by Johan Coosemans and Bart Hermans as a spin-off of the MICAS research lab at KULeuven (Catholic University of Leuven). Zenso, headquartered in Leuven (Belgium), is active in the development of electronics and software for new products with a focus on applications in the medical field.

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Deloitte Legal assists the State of The Netherlands with the acquisition of K-Nopy

12 May 2022

Eaglestone has announced the sale of the office part of the "K-Nopy" project to the State of the Netherlands. The exemplary project’s strategic location make it a first-rate choice for The Netherlands’ bilateral embassy in Brussels as well as its permanent representation to the EU. It is also a concrete demonstration of the Dutch state’s commitment to climate measures.

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Deloitte Legal assists Intigriti in raising EUR 21 million in its series B funding

28 April 2022

Congratulations to Intigriti - Europe’s leading bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure platform. Deloitte’s cross functional team consisting of Deloitte Legal and Deloitte Private is proud to have assisted Intigriti NV in the raise of EUR 21,133,700 million in a Series B financing round that was led by Octopus Ventures. Also participating in the round are Germany-based fund EnBW New Ventures and Intigriti’s largest shareholder, ETF Partners.

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Deloitte Legal recognised in 12 practice areas and Industry focuses in the 2022 Legal 500 rankings

14 April 2022

For its work as a Belgian and globally connected law firm, Deloitte Legal continues to be recommended by Legal 500 in their 2022 guide.

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Deloitte Legal proud to have been recognized again in this year’s Chambers Europe Guide

29 March 2022

This year again five of our practices have been recognized for their work and we are also proud to see one of our associates enter the ranks for the first time next to our five ranked partners.

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New labour law - training session

23 March 2022

Earlier this month, the Deloitte Legal Employment Law team organised an internal information session on the measures the Belgian government has approved that aim to enhance the flexibility of the labour market for both employees and employers. The measures fall under 5 categories.

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Meet our 2021 Promotions: Director - Glenn Hansen

03 March 2022

In this Q&A series we want to put our newly promoted colleagues in the picture. Our second entry in the series is Glenn Hansen, Director in the Commercial Law team.

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Deloitte Legal assists with the sale of Syndesi Therapeutics SA to AbbVie Central Finance B.V.

02 March 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted the selling shareholders and the company with the sale of Syndesi Therapeutics SA to AbbVie Central Finance B.V. With AbbVie’s acquisition of Syndesi Therapeutics SA, AbbVie aims to expand its neuroscience portfolio by advancing the research of a novel, first-in-class asset for the potential treatment of cognitive impairment.

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Deloitte Legal assists with the sale of Balak Industries NV to Buysse and Partners

25 February 2022

Deloitte Legal is proud to have assisted the sellers and the management team with the sale of Balak Industries NV and its subsidiaries Balak Coatings NV, Balak Fences NV and V.B. Logistics NV to investor Buysse & Partners.

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Deloitte Legal contributed to the most recent supplement of the “Artikelsgewijze Commentaar Vennootschappen en Verenigingen” published by Wolters Kluwer

22 February 2022

Partner Marc Van tieghem, Associate Vincent De Munck and Junior Associate Matthijs Troch authored publications in which they provide expert commentary on several articles of the Belgian Companies and Associations Code (BCAC). 

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Deloitte and Deloitte Legal assist D’Ieteren Group with the acquisition of Parts Holding Europe

16 February 2022

Deloitte and Deloitte Legal performed the acquisition due diligence for the D’Ieteren Group in the context of the proposed acquisition of PHE (Parts Holding Europe), a Western European leader in spare parts distribution and services for vehicles and trucks.

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The conditions under which petition platforms can send automated emails have been clarified by the Belgian DPA

10 January 2022

Members of the Deloitte Legal Data protection team acted as counsel of the claimant

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