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Damien Conem

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Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

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Corporate and M&A / Finance


Damien Conem is Partner in the Corporate and Finance Practice Group. He advises international and national clients in relation to multi-jurisdictions and cross-borders transactions in the areas of M&A (including private equity and regulated undertakings), corporate (re)structuring (outwith the domain of insolvency) and equity capital markets. Before rejoining Liedekerke, Damien has practiced with two major international players after having completed his traineeship with the firm.


Damien joined Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick as a Partner in 2013.


Dutch, English, French, Spanish (read)


Damien is a member of the Brussels and the New York State Bar, Amcham, Belgian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and Columbia University Club of Belgium.


Damien holds a law degree from the University of Louvain (UCL 1998), a Master in Business Administration form the University of Antwerp (UA 1999), and an LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) from Columbia University (New York 2002).


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick's corporate and finance team is highlighted for its 'swift response and hands-on approach, that is straight to the point'. Practice head Christel Van den Eynden and counsel Wim Dedecker —who recently joined the firm from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton — led a team that acted for Proximus on its acquisition of IT company Codit, this included coordinating local counsel across France, the UK, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Malta and Portugal. In another work highlight, a team led by Damien Conem advised Sonaca on its negotiations for a joint venture with Sabena Aerospace Engineering, aimed at offering maintenance and update services to military aircraft. Jacques Meniuer joined the team from Fieldfisher and has particular expertise handling private equity and capital market transactions. Thierry Tilquin left the firm.

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    Like in many of our neighboring countries, the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) is taking a more persistent approach in pursuing compliance with MiFID conduct of business. In that regard it has announced a “MiFID Action Plan”.
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