02 Dec

New cartel settlement procedure in Croation competition law

On 2 December 2021 Frank Wijckmans spoke at a webinar organized by the Croatian Competition Agency. The webinar focused on the new cartel settlement procedure introduced in Croatian competition law earlier this year. Other speakers were representatives of the Portugese, Greek and French competition authorities.

30 Nov

Unlawful clauses in B2B agreements

Sofie De Pourcq, Milena Varga and Laurence Vanhyfte hosted an online seminar on unlawful clauses in B2B agreements. Would you like to know more about the dos and don’ts when drafting such agreements? Subscribe here to our on-demand webinar

People Seminar
30 Nov

DLC - Breaking news

Distribution Law Center launches its countdown newsletters – Let’s get ready for 1 June 2022! Want to know more? Read the following article.

26 Nov

Panel discussion on rules for vertical agreements

On 29 November, Herlinde Burez will participate in a panel discussion on the automotive industry’s perspective on the rules for vertical agreements. She will be in good company with representatives of the industry associations ACEA, FIGIEFA and CLEPA on the panel. The panel discussion will be preceded by an intervention of Ms Natalia Lazarova presenting the Commission’s views.

Interested? Details can be found here.

24 Nov

Panel session at the Advanced EU Competition Law Conference

Frank Wijckmans chaired a panel session at the Advanced EU Competition Law Conference organised by Informa in Brussels on 23-24 November. Panel members included Robert Van Mastrigt (, Christel Delberghe (EuroCommerce) and Jochen Baier (Edeka). The panel focused on vertical information exchanges, dual distribution, parity obligations and online intermediation services. Frank added a number of targeted observations on other relevant developments included in the current Commission proposals for the new vertical block exemption rules. 

17 Nov

M&A Survey Workshop in collaboration with B2S

How long does a takeover process take and what specifically precedes the conclusion of an M&A deal? How is the price calculated, and what guarantees does the seller offer? How are tactical negotiations ultimately incorporated into a final purchase agreement? This student workshop on 30 November at 20h will provide answers to all these questions and more! Register now! More information can be found here.

People Students
12 Nov

Guest lecture at NCOI Learning

Bart Bellen and Kristof De Wael have been invited to speak during the seminar M&A anno 2021, organized by NCOI Learning. They will discuss important trends in M&A practice as well as case law on various topics, including the due diligence investigation, representations and warranties and non-compete clauses. The lecture takes place on 16 November, subscribe here!

09 Nov

ITP - Due diligence: seller, be prepared!

In this month’s In the Picture Kristof De Wael and Céline Mergeay explain the importance of M&A due diligence as well as its main practical aspects to be considered by the seller.

29 Oct

Privacy Talk - Violation of free consent, even without data processing

Even if your customer refused to have his or her personal data processed, he or she may still exercise certain rights under GDPR. Want to know more? Read our latest Privacy Talk!

22 Oct

Guest lecture at UCLL

Our paralegals Evi Noël and Cathy Van den Branden gave a guest lecture at UCLL on the importance of paralegals in a modern law firm. Interested in our opportunities for paralegals? Check out our career page!