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Marc Vermylen

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Loyens & Loeff

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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 receives plaudits for its ‘swift, pragmatic and tailor-made solutions’. Asset-based lending is a substantial area of focus; recommended partners Marc Vermylen and Koen Panis are key names in this field. The firm is also well recognised for its experience in renewable energy financing, where it has ‘a proactive approach’ and ‘in-depth industry knowledge’. Senior associate Jan Missoul and associates Sarah Libregts and Mathias Diricx also receive praise.

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Insolvency and restructuring

Within: Insolvency and restructuring

Loyens & Loeff’s ‘practical, innovative and dynamic’ practice acts for bondholders, lenders, investors, debtors, trustees and court-appointed officials. Stefaan Deckmyn has ‘in-depth knowledge of insolvency law’ and leads a team that includes banking specialist Marc Vermylen and newly made-up partner Kris De Schutter.

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Belgium: Industry focus


Within: Energy

A ‘top-notch team in the Belgian energy sector’, Loyens & Loeff is ‘able to mobilise an impressive legal machine to get the job done, never compromising on quality’. The ‘very client-oriented’ group is praised for taking a ‘pragmatic, helicopter view approach’. The broad practice takes in litigation, projects, regulatory matters, financing and public law. ‘Very meticulous’ practice head Thomas Chellingsworth, who ‘leads the team with a great deal of expertise’, and ‘up-and-coming’ senior associate Christine Delagaye are noted. Banking and finance partner Marc Vermylen is active in renewable energy project financing.

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Legal Developments by:
Loyens & Loeff

  • New reporting obligations for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles

    Recognising the close links between the securitisation activities of financial vehicles corporations engaged in securitisation transactions (FVCs) and monetary financial institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB) has adopted on December 19, 2008 Regulation (EC) No 24/2009 concerning statistics on the assets and liabilities of FVCs (the ECB Regulation).
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