News

20 Oct

contrast sponsored and attended the annual cocktail event organized by the BVA

contrast sponsored and attended the annual cocktail event organized by the BVA, representing the venture capital and private equity community in Belgium. Bart Bellen and Breth Hermans sit on the BVA’s tax and legal committee. Together with contrast’s Corporate & Business Law team, they enjoyed ‘Paris de l’Amour’, the new show of Patrick Riguelle and Jan Hautekiet.  

People
19 Oct

Marijke Roelants, counsel at contrast, will speak at the seminar ‘Four trade contracts

Marijke Roelants, counsel at contrast, will speak at the seminar ‘Four trade contracts: a practical approach’ organized by M&D Seminars on 26 October 2017. Marijke will focus on contracts to secure a third-party debt and will discuss in particular the guarantee and the escrow. You can enroll via the following link: http://opleidingen.wolterskluwer.be/mdseminars/opleidingen/handels-en-economisch-recht/vier-handelscontracten-een-praktijkgerichte-benadering/#inschrijven-213241.

Seminar
18 Oct

We welcome new contrasters

A very warm welcome to the new contrast support team members Frieda Van Der Perren and Katinka Mangelschots. contrast also welcomes Sahin, who joins the Competition & EU Law team for an internship in the framework of his Master studies.

12 Oct

contrast speaks at online seminar on M&A Survey

On 12 October 2017, Bart Bellen and Ine Schockaert speak at an online seminar, organized by Lexalert. They discuss the M&A Survey and provide the audience with best practices for a faster, more efficient and cheaper acquisition process.

Seminar
09 Oct

Frank Wijckmans was guest speaker at the 2017 Annual Conference of LIDC

Frank Wijckmans was guest speaker at the 2017 Annual Conference of the International League of Competition Law (LIDC) held in Rio de Janeiro. Frank was invited to speak on the substantive, economic and policy aspects of vertical price fixing.

Seminar
05 Oct

contrast law seminars organizes a masterclass

contrast law seminars organizes a masterclass on “warranties and indemnities in the context of company acquisitions”. Five M&A specialists analyze several frequently used warranties and indemnities, including balance and tax indemnities, legal compliance and full disclosure. Do you want to know more about this topic? Via the contrast bookshop you can order the book ‘Share Purchase Agreements – 2016’ and the M&A Survey. The slides and documentation of the seminar are freely available on our website.

Seminar
02 Oct

We welcome new contrasters

Congratulations and a very warm welcome to the new contrast team members: Monique Sengeløv, Alisha Dooms, Koen Darding, Elise Gonnissen and Laura Sente.

People
26 Aug

Antwerp Summer University 2017

On 25 August 2017, Luc Demeyere (senior counsel at contrast), gave a lecture at the Antwerp Summer University 2017 on dispute resolution tracks, conflict management and dispute resolution clauses. 

Seminar
18 Aug

contrast under construction

This week, works have started for a complete makeover of our office building and offices. Curious about the progress of the works? Follow us on Facebook, where we will regularly post updates.

11 Aug

contrast is looking for motivated law students for our winter internships

contrast is looking for motivated law students for our winter internships! So also if you are studying abroad in the fall and are available for a stage in January 2018, do not hesitate to apply: https://www.contrast-law.be/careers/students/traineeships/