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Greenille Private Client team quoted in De Tijd on the separation of legal cohabitants

15 September 2020

Patrizia Macaluso and Stefanie DenormeConflict Handling specialists from Deloitte Legal's Greenille Private Client team, were quoted by De Tijd in an article that looks at the legal treatment differences between marriage and legal cohabitation in terms of separation.

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Deloitte Legal becomes member of The Beacon innovation community

9 September 2020

Deloitte Legal has joined The Beacon, an Antwerp based community in which it will connect with other members in the spirit of collaboration and innovation. Julie Van Com and Hans Vansweevelt will represent Deloitte Legal in The Beacon. The firm will also draw on the expertise of Deloitte Belgium's IoT Consulting team, with which it will closely collaborate.

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Deloitte Legal assisted SOPARTEC (UCLouvain) in the creation of a new European inter-university fund

9 September 2020

Deloitte Legal assisted SOPARTEC (UCLouvain) in the creation of VIVES Inter-University Fund, a new EUR 32 Million investment fund that includes several important private equity players in Belgium. The fund aims to accelerate research towards the benefit of society.

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Euronext and Deloitte Legal publish new edition of IPO Guide

7 September 2020

Euronext and Deloitte Legal have collaborated in the publication of the latest edition of the IPO Guide. Benoît Feron and Emmanuel Leroux contributed to this effort together with their capital markets team.

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Greenille Private Client team quoted in De Tijd on inheritance planning

7 September 2020

Greenille Private Client Partners Alain Laurent Verbeke and Bart Verdickt were quoted by De Tijd, in an article that underlines the benefits of planning inheritances in advance, as well as the important psychological factor, regardless of estate size or degree of wealth.

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Deloitte Legal assists Miracor with EUR 24 million Series E investment

4 September 2020

Deloitte Legal assisted Miracor Medical, an innovative medtech start-up based in Liége, with the successful closing of a EUR 24 Million Series E investment round.

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Luc De Broe appointed to Advisory Commission for tax dispute resolution

7 August 2020

Deloitte Legal is pleased to announce that Luc De Broe, Of Counsel at Deloitte Legal - Lawyers, has been appointed by Royal Decree of 20 July 2020 to the Belgian list of independent persons of standing who can form part of an Advisory Commission for tax dispute resolution.

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Greenille Private Client team recommended in Chambers 2020 HNW guide

16 July 2020

For its work in private wealth law, Deloitte Legal's Greenille Private Client team has been recommended with a top tier ranking by Chambers & Partners in their 2020 HNW guide.

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Greenille Private Client team opinion on gift tax published by De Tijd

30 June 2020

Greenille Private Client Partners Mathieu ExAlain Laurent Verbeke and Bart Verdickt recently published an opinion regarding gift tax in the De Tijd newspaper.

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Deloitte Legal assists Xior Student Housing with the set-up of a new real estate fund

22 June 2020

We are proud to have advised Xior Student Housing on the set-up of a new real estate fund, 'XL Fund', together with the real estate developer L.I.F.E.

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Deloitte Legal assists SWECO with acquisition of SGI Ingénieurs

18 June 2020

Deloitte Legal is proud that its Corporate and M&A team, consisting of Benoît FeronWouter D’herde and Alexandre Pasdermadjian assisted Sweco Belgium in this transaction which further strengthens Sweco Belgium’s position in Brussels and Wallonia.

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Alain Laurent Verbeke interviewed by Kanaal Z on benefits of mediation

26 May 2020

Alain Laurent VerbekeGreenille Private Client partner, was recently interviewed by Belgian business news channel Kanaal Z, within its Z Legal broadcasting, regarding the benefits of mediation.

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Announcing our partnership with Vlerick Alumni Legal Club

13 May 2020

Deloitte Legal is proud to announce its partnership with the Vlerick Alumni Legal Club as lead sponsor.

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Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) recommended in Legal 500 EMEA 2020 guide

16 April 2020

Legal 500 recently released their EMEA guide for 2020. Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) received several recommendations and praises from clients that establish its position as one of Belgium's leading independent and globally connected law firms.

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Werner Van Lembergen quoted by De Standaard on multibillion euro "Corona loans" package

15 April 2020

Werner Van Lembergen, head of the Banking & Finance team, shared his expertise with the De Standaard newspaper regarding the Belgian Government's financial package to help companies deal with the challenges brought by the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) recommended in Chambers Europe 2020 guide

13 March 2020

For its work as a Belgian and globally connected law firm, Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) continues to be recommended by Chambers Europe in their 2020 guide.

Our Banking and FinanceCorporate and M&AEmploymentReal EstateTax Advisory and Tax Dispute Resolution teams, with Werner Van LembergenHendrik ViaeneDavid RoelensStijn DemeestereLuc De Broe and Danny Stas, received high praise.

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Frederik Swennen interviewed on inheritance tax consequences of co-housing

27 February 2020

Frederik Swennen, Of Counsel in the Greenille Private Client team and Professor in family law, shared his expertise with VRT regarding the inheritance tax implications of co-housing arrangements.

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Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) assists MRM Health with a series A investment round by several investors

21 February 2020

Deloitte Legal assisted MRM Health NV, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative therapeutics based on the human microbiome, with a EUR 14 Million series A investment round by Ackermans & van Haaren, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences, MRM Technologies, Qbic II and VIB.

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Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) recommended in Chambers Global 2020 guide

14 February 2020

For its work as a Belgian and globally connected law firm, Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) continues to be recommended by Chambers Global in their 2020 guide.

Our Banking and Finance and Corporate and M&A practices, partners Werner Van LembergenDavid Roelens and Hendrik Viaene received high praise.

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Alain Laurent Verbeke shares his expertise on child disinheritance

11 February 2020

For the Universiteit Van Vlaanderen (University of Flanders) programme, Alain Laurent Verbeke, Partner in the Greenille Private Client team, shared his insights onthe legal considerations regarding child disinheritance.

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Bart Verdickt from the Greenille Private Client team quoted by De Tijd on wills

11 February 2020

Bart Verdickt, Director in the Greenille Private Client team, shared his expertise in inheritance law with the De Tijd newspaper regarding wills.

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Laga's transformation into Deloitte Legal receives positive feedback

24 January 2020

On 1 January 2020, Laga took a major step and became Deloitte Legal - Lawyers after 20 years of close collaboration with business consultancy firm Deloitte Belgium. Following this significant transformation, coverage has been published by Belgian business and legal outlets, such as leading business magazine Trends/Tendances and legal careers channel lexGo.

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Kristof Maresceau talks to De Juristenkrant about the New Company Code fully in force since 1 January 2020

20 January 2020

Kristof Maresceau, Director in the Corporate and M&A team within Deloitte Legal - Lawyers (formerly Laga), recently gave an overall assessment of the new Belgian Companies and Associations Code with De Juristenkrant.

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Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) assists SWECO with acquisition of Talboom Group

17 January 2020

Sweco Belgium has signed an agreement to acquire Talboom Group, a strong Belgian consulting company with 110 experts in engineering services in pharmaceuticals, biotech and infrastructure.

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Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) assists Go4Circle vzw, Coberec Metals vzw, Coberec Textiles vzw and Coberec Paper vzw with their integration

17 January 2020

Deloitte Legal - Lawyers is proud to have advised and assisted Go4Circle vzw, Coberec Metals vzw, Coberec Textiles vzw and Coberec Paper vzw with their integration, effective as of 1 January 2020, into the Belgian federation of waste and recycling.

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Deloitte Legal (as formerly Laga) assisted Cartamundi with their acquisition of the United States Playing Card Company

8 January 2020

We are very proud to have assisted Cartamundi, leading manufacturer of card & board games and digital solutions, with their milestone acquisition of the United States Playing Card Company, leader in the production and distribution of premier brands of playing cards.

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Deloitte Legal (as formerly Laga) assisted with the sale of Containerdienst Vindevogel to Integra and with the shareholder's and management's reinvestment in Vindevogel Flanders

8 January 2020

Deloitte Legal provided seller-side legal advice and assistance to the shareholder of Containerdienst Vindevogel regarding the sale of Containerdienst Vindevogel to Integra via the newly incorporated holding company Vindevogel Flanders. Our firm also assisted with the shareholder and management's reinvestment in Vindevogel Flanders. Integra holds a majority participation in Vindevogel Flanders.

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Greenille Private Client (formerly Greenille by Laga) quoted by De Tijd regarding post-divorce wealth management

9 December 2019

Bart VerdicktPatrizia Macaluso and Katalien Bollen from Deloitte Legal - Lawyers' Greenille Private Client team were quoted by De Tijd regarding the division and distribution of estates after divorces.

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Greenille Private Client team (formerly Greenille by Laga) recommended in Who's Who Legal guide for Private Clients

5 December 2019

Alain Laurent VerbekeMathieu Ex and Bart Verdickt from Deloitte Legal - Lawyers' Greenille Private Client team are again listed as leading private client experts in the 2019 edition of Who's Who Legal: Private Client.

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Deloitte Legal (as formerly Laga) assisted Sweco Belgium NV with the acquisition of Pythagoras BVBA

28 November 2019

Deloitte Legal (as formerly Laga) provided buyer-side legal advice and assistance to Sweco Belgium NV regarding the acquisition of Pythagoras BVBA, a Belgian engineering company from Ninove specialised in site supervision and site coordination of infrastructure works.

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Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) recognised as Belgium's Best Law Firm in Legal Tech Innovation

21 November 2019

Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga), one of Belgium’s leading law firms, was awarded the Trends Legal Award for Best Law Firm in Legal Tech Innovation at the sixth Trends Legal Awards ceremony in Brussels on 19 November. This award recognises Deloitte Legal's digital strategy and mindset and continued commitment to leading the way in future proofing the legal profession.

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Deloitte Legal (as formerly Laga) assisted Euroscoop with the sale of its movie theaters to Pathé

21 November 2019

On 13 November 2019, the French film company Pathé completed its acquisition of the Euroscoop group, owner of six movie theaters in Belgium and three in The Netherlands.

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2020 Corporate INTL Global Awards: Deloitte Legal (formerly Laga) is Corporate and Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year in Belgium

21 November 2019

Corporate INTL’s annual awards mark excellence for the world’s leading advisers and financiers in an array of countries and continents around the globe.

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