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Dentons

RUE DE LA RÉGENCE 58, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
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Belgium

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Dentons

Dentons' Belgian practice is embedded within a wider European and international network, making it a strong choice for cross-border advice on commodities, clearing and settlement systems, derivatives, receivables purchasing agreements, securitisation structures and peer-to-peer lending, among various other areas. The key contact in Brussels is Nora Wouters, who has considerable experience of the international finance sector. In addition to being 'an outstanding lawyer', clients note that Wouters is 'personable, available and always helpful'.

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Competition: EU and global
Competition: EU and global - ranked: tier 5

Dentons

Dentons' Brussels practice is at the heart of the firm's wider international competition practice, which spans the EU and jurisdictions further afield, including Russia and former CIS territories. It is entrusted to handle competition matters of the utmost complexity and strategic significance for clients in sectors such as energy, steel, chemicals, construction and transport. The team includes James Venit and senior counsel Mark Clough QC, who collectively have more than 60 years of competition law experience. Other names to note are Edward Borovikov and senior counsel David O’Keeffe, who both acted for Steel Invest & Finance at the General Court of the EU in proceedings concerning the alleged grant of state aid by the Belgian state to certain steel companies. Other key figures in the team are Bogdan Evtimov, Jörg Karenfort and counsel Josef Hainz. Yves Botteman and Jean-Nicolas Maillard were new arrivals from  Steptoe & Johnson LLP in 2019 along with two associates.

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Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping
Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping - ranked: tier 3

Dentons

Dentons' expertise spans trade remedies, WTO disputes, export controls and trade sanctions. Global group head Edward Borovikov is representing Corning in an Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of single-mode optical fibre from the US and Japan. In another matter, Borovikov is acting for Bayer in an anti-dumping investigation, also initiated by the EAEU, concerning the import of herbicide from the EU. The team also includes Bogdan Evtimov and Xiaoyi Tang.

Leading individuals

Edward Borovikov - Dentons

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Dentons

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    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
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