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NautaDutilh

CHAUSS√ČE DE LA HULPE, 120, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 566 80 00
DX:
56 BAB
Email:
Web:
www.nautadutilh.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Luxembourg, New York, Rotterdam

Dirk Van Gerven

Tel:
Work +32 2 566 8114
Email:
Web:
www.nautadutilh.com/en/our-people/g/gerven-van-dirk/
NautaDutilh

Work Department

Corporate and M&A, Banking & Finance, Fraud & White Collar Crime

Position

Managing Partner and Partner

Career

Dirk Van Gerven has extensive experience in all areas of corporate and financial law. He regularly assits larger companies with reorganisations, acquisitions and other transactions and advises listed companies on a wide range of financial and coprorate issues.

He publishes frequently on selected topics in the fields of corporate and financial laws. His numerous publications have resulted in invitations to address both national and international meetings. He also wrote a book on gender equality in professional life.

Languages

Dutch, French, English

Member

Dirk is admitted to both the Brussels and New York bars. He has served as president of the Dutch-speaking chapter of the Brussels bar and is currently Vice-President of CEPANI (the Belgian arbitration institute). Since July 2003, Dirk has sat on the supervisory board of the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA), which he currently presides. He is a member of the American Bar Association as well as of the International Bar Association and the New York Bar Association. Dirk is on the editorial board of TRV, a leading Belgian corporate law review.

Education

University of Leuven (KUL)


Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The 'efficient' and 'well-experienced' corporate and M&A practice at NautaDutilh¬†combines 'excellent knowledge with a very pragmatic way of working' and provides 'prompt and high-quality answers'.¬†A team led by Elke Janssens¬†‚ÄĒ who attracts praise for being 'quick to react' and offering 'clear advice' ‚ÄĒ and Dirk Van Gerven¬†advised Sanofi on the¬†‚ā¨3.9bn takeover of Ablynx. In another work highlight, the team acted for¬†General Electric Aviation on its acquisition of GeonX through a share deal.¬†Didier De Vliegher,¬†Nicolas de Crombrugghe¬†and Philippine De Wolf¬†are other key names to note. Changes to the team include the arrival of Philippe Remels¬†from Linklaters;¬†he has particular expertise in the life sciences, healthcare, chemicals and energy sectors.

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