18.4.2017 In een arrest van 24 november 2016 (C.15.0409.F/1) heeft het Hof van Cassatie een belangrijke halt toegeroepen aan de hoge wederbeleggingsvergoedingen (“funding loss”) die de banken aanrekenden aan ondernemingen als die laatsten een lening op intrest vervroegd wilden terugbetalen. lees meer >
31.3.2017 Steven De Schrijver of Astrea has contributed the Belgian Chapter to the 2016-2017 Edition of the International Libel and Privacy Handbook by Charles J. Glasser, which was published by LexisNexis. lees meer >
30.3.2017 Op 20 februari 2017 werd de wet van 9 februari 2017 “tot invoering van een aftrek voor innovatie-inkomsten” (hierna ‘de innovatieaftrek’) in het Belgisch Staatsblad gepubliceerd. Deze nieuwe fiscale gunstmaatregel vervangt de octrooiaftrek en is i.t.t. zijn voorganger in overeenstemming met de internationale richtlijnen uit het door de OESO opgestelde BEPS-actieplan. lees meer >
24.3.2017 Steven De Schrijver hosted on 22 March 2017 a webinar on the Proposal for a new ePrivacy Regulation which the European Commission issued on 10 January 2017. The webinar was attended by about 66 lawyers from around the world. lees meer >
7.3.2017 Steven De Schrijver of Astrea has contributed in writing the Belgian Chapter 9 of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions 2017 (11th edition). This guide provides corporate counsel and international practitioners with a comprehensive worldwide legal analysis of the laws and regulations of mergers and acquisitions. The country question and answer chapters provide a broad overview of common issues in mergers and acquisitions in 41 jurisdictions. All chapters are written by leading mergers and acquisitions lawyers and industry specialists. lees meer >
10.2.2017 Astrea corporate/M&A partner Steven De Schrijver has contributed an article entitled “Private acquisitions in Belgium: market analysis overview” to the Practical Law Company website as part of its global guide to private acquisitions law. lees meer >
In the article, Steven gives an overview of key issues including current major trends, private M&A activity, structuring and documentation in transactions, governing law and arbitration, and reform and future market trends.
5.1.2017 Astrea corporate and technology partner Steven De Schrijver and senior associate Thomas Daenens have published the Belgian chapter in “The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review” (Third Edition, Ed. Alan Charles Raul), which has been published by Law Business Research in their “Law Reviews”-series. lees meer >
5.1.2017 Astrea corporate/M&A partner Steven De Schrijver has published an article entitled “M&A in Belgium – Current Trends and Outlook” in the Global Mergers & Acquisitions Guide 2017”, an ALM publication which provides expert analysis and updates from some of the leading law firms in jurisdictions across the globe, providing key insights on a country-by-country basis. lees meer >
In the article, Steven discusses the current M&A climate in Belgium and gives his view on what 2017 might bring.
8.7.2016 Astrea technology and M&A partner Steven De Schrijver has contributed the Belgian Chapter in the June 2016 Edition of the Expert Guide: Mergers & Acquisitions, published by Corporate LiveWire, with as title “Belgium: Technology M&A Focus: Leading Belgium-Based Law Firm Astrea summarises the Headlines Driving Deals in the Technology Space in Belgium”. lees meer >
Corporate LiveWire provides business professionals and individuals in the corporate finance sector with information on the latest news and developments from around the globe. Their expert guides feature contributions from industry experts spanning a range of topics. Their annual publication Expert Guide: Mergers & Acquisitions takes a look at the expectations for 2016.
In this contribution, Steven De Schrijver summarises the headlines driving deals in the technology space in Belgium.
28.6.2016 This guide provides the international practitioner and in-house counsel with a comprehensive worldwide legal analysis of the laws and regulations of corporate governance. It is divided into country question and answer chapters, which provide a broad overview of common issues in corporate governance laws and regulations in 30 jurisdictions. All chapters are written by leading corporate governance lawyers and industry specialists. Astrea contributed the Belgian chapter to this guide. lees meer >