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GOUVERNEUR ROPPESINGEL 131, 3500 HASSELT, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 11 28 15 00
Fax:
Fax +32 11 28 15 05
DX:
35008 HTO
Email:
Web:
www.monardlaw.be
Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Hasselt

Kristof Zadora

Tel:
Work +32 (0)2/234 67 10
Email:
Web:
www.monardlaw.be
Monard Law

Work Department

Commercial
Corporate

Position

Kristof Zadora is a partner of our firm’s Commercial Law department specialising on the one hand in Distribution Law and the manufacturing activities of our clients and on the other hand in IT Law, privacy and data protection. He has experience in:

  • drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements (e.g. distribution, commercial agency, franchising, commissioning, contract manufacturing, private label, service agreements);
  • drafting and negotiating various types of IT contracts, such as software license agreements, SaaS contracts, SLAs, software development agreements, escrow agreements, servicing & support agreements, framework contracts, general terms and conditions and so on;
  • the application, planning and implementation of the rules in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and acts as Data Protection Officer in the context of specific assignments. Kristof, for example, provides advice on the preparation of processing registers, carries out privacy audits, elaborates step plans for the implementation of the GDPR, drafts data processing agreements and provides type communication to data subjects in the exercise of their rights, information in the context of data breaches, in the creation of a databreach register, in the drafting of privacy policies and in terms and conditions for websites;
  • risk assessment in view of potential court cases and settlements, nationally and internationally, in particular in the framework of ERP implementations;
  • assisting clients in negotiating and settling disputes with customers and suppliers;
  • conducting complex litigation cases before Belgian courts and alternative dispute resolution such as arbitration (e.g. International Court of Arbitration in Paris) and mediation;
  • advising in regards to structuring of national and international distribution networks;
  • advising clients from a variety of industries regarding compliance with competition law;
  • E-commerce (distance selling), electronic invoicing, commercial practices, combined offers, unfair contract terms, comparative advertising, unfair competition and related injunctions.

Kristof advises clients from various industries and sectors, such as food and beverages (including supplements), medical devices, IT, technology, fashion, trading and wholesale, heavy machinery (e.g. construction, agriculture and state of the art production lines) and automotive.

Career

Kristof is a member of the Hasselt bar and joined Monard Law in September 2005. In 2016 he was appointed as partner at Monard Law.

Languages

Dutch
English
French
German

Education

Kristof holds a licentiate in law (Catholic University of Leuven, 2005), graduated in fiscal sciences (Fiscal College Brussels, 2005) and underwent training as a mediator in civil and commercial disputes (bMediation, Brussels) in 2010.

In 2016 he attended a training at the Data Protection Institute in order to straighten his qualifications in privacy and data protection.


Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The commercial, corporate and M&A team at Monard Law is instructed on a range of transactions for its impressive client roster, which includes Carrefour, Danone and Generali Belgium. The team assisted Simac Techniek with negotiating a purchase agreement for 70% of the shares of Wavetel, as well as with a subscription and shareholders agreement with the majority owner of shares. In another work highlight, Katrien Vorlat led a team advising Dekra Belgium on its acquisition of Allianz Belgium's insurance claims adjusting business. Natalie Ulburghs, Nicole Segers and Kristof Zadora are key names to note. Benoit Samyn and Pieter Van den Broeck were recently promoted to the partnership. Other changes to the team include Maxime Monard's promotion to associate partner.

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Industry focus: IT and telecoms

Within: Industry focus: IT and telecoms

The information and communication technology practice at Monard Law handles a range of commercial and contentious matters. Associate partner Ben Hermans advised hospital AZ Jan Palfijn on the negotiating and drafting of a license agreement for the roll-out of a new electronic patient record system. Kristof Zadora is leading a team assisting ACA IT-Solutions with a range of IT, data protection and intellectual property issues.

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