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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. He is mentioned in his field of expertise as leading expert by Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR. 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. 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 provides ‘excellent’ service. The team, which is headed by Marc Vermylen, advised Ideal Standard as issuer, borrower and guarantor regarding a €325m refinancing transaction. Senior associate Koen Panis is recommended, but counsel Dieter Veestraeten joined Astrea.

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Insolvency and restructuring

Within: Insolvency and restructuring

Loyens & Loeff is valued for its ‘good service level’. The team represents a large number of international and domestic clients, including Bionerga and Hudson Capital Advisors. Marc Vermylen and practice head Stefaan Deckmyn are ‘responsive’ and ‘commercially sensible’.

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  • 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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