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Marc heads the Banking & Finance Practice Group in Brussels. He is also the Managing Partner of Loyens & Loeff Belgium.
Marc has considerable experience in project finance, secured financing, derivatives, clearing and settlement, financial restructuring and securitisation. He is particularly renowned for his expertise in Euroclear related matters, asset-based financing and the financing of large renewable energy projects. His clients include both investors and lenders. Marc is a regular speaker at conferences on cross-border financing topics, and has written various articles on finance related subjects. He also acts as Belgian counsel to ISDA and the banking associations constituting a German Banking Industry Committee (Die Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft) in relation to industry opinions on netting and collateral. He is mentioned in his field of expertise as leading expert by Chambers & Partners (Global & Europe), Legal 500 EMEA and IFLR 1000. Marc has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 2001.
2006: Partner, Loyens & Loeff; 2001: Associate, Loyens & Loeff; Prior to joining Loyens & Loeff, Marc worked as Director in a derivatives services company, as Vice President in a leading financial services firm and Associate in a major bank.
Marc works in Dutch, English and French.
Marc holds a Law degree from the KU Leuven (Belgium, 1989), a Postgraduate degree in Economic Law from the Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 1990), and a M.A. in International Studies, Law and Conflict Management from the Johns Hopkins University (Bologna, Italy, 1991 and Washington D.C., United-States, 1992).
Banking, finance and capital markets
Within: Banking, finance and capital markets
Loyens & Loeff represents lenders and borrowers, with a focus on project finance and PPPs, asset-based and secured lending, as well as capital markets work. New clients include Unitronics and City National Bank. The team assisted Nobelwind with the project financing of its offshore wind farm at Bligh Bank. Department head Marc Vermylen and recently promoted partner Koen Panis are recommended.
Insolvency and restructuring
Within: Insolvency and restructuring
Loyens & Loeff’s Filip Saelens and recently promoted partner Kris De Schutter are advising Distrilog on employment-related aspects of PaperlinX’s bankruptcy. Stefaan Deckmyn heads the multidisciplinary group, which also includes Marc Vermylen, Dirk Slagmolen and senior associate Ahmed Tayane.