Mr Tom Van Dyck > Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick > Brussels, Belgium > Lawyer Profile

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick
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Work Department

Banking & Finance




Tom Van Dyck heads a team dedicated to financial services advisory and fund regulation.

The team advises banks, insurance companies, brokers, asset managers and FinTechs on all aspects of banking, funds, financial services and insurance law. The team has contacts with the regulatory authorities (FSMA and NBB) on a daily basis and has a real expertise in negotiating with the regulatory authorities.

The team is recognized for its strategic advice in digitalization projects both for banks (PSD2, MiFID2) and insurance companies (IDD, PRIIPs), including the design of new apps and the development of innovative investment or insurance products. The team is also well known for its assistance in fund set-up, and regularly assists clients in obtaining AIFM and UCITS licenses. The team further regularly advises clients in relation to inspections, audits or enforcement actions by the regulatory authorities (market abuse, AML, mis-selling, prospectus law, consumer protection law).

Tom is recommended by all international guides as a leading lawyer.

Clients describe Tom as being “very committed, enthusiastic, available and approachable” and “always very creative” (Chambers 2019). Tom is “lauded as an outstanding and very active lawyer in the market” and recommended as “leading individual” (Who’s Who Legal Banking 2019). He is named a “rising star” in IFLR1000 (2019) and recommended as well by Legal 500 (2019).


Dutch, French, English


Tom holds a Ph.D. in financial law.

Lawyer Rankings

Belgium > EU regulatory: Financial services

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick advises banks, financial institutions, and insurers on a wide range of regulatory issues, including MiFID compliance, innovative issues relating to fintech products, commercialisation, and insurance sector issues such as the creation and issue of new products. The practice is led by Tom Van Dyck, a key regulatory adviser to a number of European banks, with associates Sarah Michot and Louise Verstraete both offering in-house financial services expertise from secondments.