News

10 May

Welcome to our new contraster

A warm welcome to Alix Anciaux, who recently joined our competition team, with a specific focus on state aid matters. Do you want to join our team? Visit our career page for all our legal and support opportunities.

People
06 May

ITP – Is your general meeting ready for the digital era?

Read our most recent In The Picture newsletter now. You can find it on our publication page.

Publication
23 Apr

Our fifth and largest M&A Survey is out

We proudly present the fifth edition of our M&A Survey. No less than 88 professional investors, financial service providers and law firms contributed to the research. The M&A Survey was also actively supported again by the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association. We were able to examine almost 500 transactions signed in the period 2016-H1 2020. The deals that were included in the M&A Survey had a combined transaction value of approximately EUR 25 billion. More information here.

Publication
01 Apr

ITP – Private damages actions – secure your position

When large companies have participated in price fixing and market sharing, you may be entitled to compensation as an injured party. Read this month's In the Picture to learn how that works.

Publication
29 Mar

Two and a half weeks left to register for 'Knipperlichten'

It’s not easy to keep track of evolutions in business law. Several experts will bring you up to speed for 2021 in our ‘Knipperlichten’ webinar-on-demand. The sessions can each be viewed individually, at your own pace and in any order. Take a short tour of the covered topics here:

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Seminar
29 Mar

Welcome to our new contraster

A warm welcome to Victorine Van Pée who joined us as Team Assistant! Do you want to join our team? Visit our career page for all our legal and support opportunities.

People
19 Mar

contrast highly ranked in Chambers Global and Europe 2021

"For us, the firm has been amazing." In this year's Chambers Global and Chambers Europe ranking, contrast once again is highly ranked. We're very grateful for the positive comments of our clients and we sincerely thank the whole contrast team for its hard work and dedication. We have again made the difference. Visit our 'What others say'-page for more information.

05 Mar

Welcome to our new contrasters

A warm welcome to Helena Deglas and Marthe Wouters. Both are joining our corporate & M&A team, respectively as a junior associate and as a student-paralegal. Do you want to join our team? Visit our career page for all our legal and support opportunities.

People
04 Mar

ITP – State aid after Brexit: exit for the prohibition on state aid?

Can the British government freely and entirely at its own discretion subsidise your UK competitors since Brexit? Read this month's In the Picture to learn everything about the implications of Brexit on state aid.

Publication
04 Mar

contrast introduces two new counsels and one new senior associate

contrast is very proud to announce the promotion of two new counsels: Sarah Jaques and Karolien Francken. With Sarah as coordinator for our European work on vertical agreements, and Karolien as coordinator for our compliance program, both have been making their mark on very important aspects of our practice. Laurence Vanhyfte has been promoted to senior associate and will continue to provide great support to our clients on commercial law.

People