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DALDEWOLF

AVENUE LOUISE 81, 1050 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 627 10 10
Fax:
Fax +32 2 627 10 50
Email:
Web:
www.daldewolf.com
Brussels, Geneva, Gombe, Kinashasa, Paris

Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

DALDEWOLF

The practice at DALDEWOLF has capabilities across transactional, advisory and contentious corporate and commercial matters. Managing partner Patrick De Wolf led advice to Yinyi Real Estate Co on due diligence of its Belgian subsidiary, Punch Powertrain, as part of the company's reorganisation. Fabian Tchekemian and Patrick Van Leynseele are key names to note and head up the corporate and commercial teams.

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Competition: Belgian law
Competition: Belgian law - ranked: tier 3

DALDEWOLF

DALDEWOLF's 'fast-growing team' garners significant praise from clients, with 'the combination of expertise, availability and reliability' being noted. Pierre Goffinet has previous experience serving as a former competition prosecutor of the Belgian Competition Council, and has 'a lot of insight into regulated markets'. Goffinet's experience spans multiple industries, including energy, telecoms, retail, insurance, health and rail. The hire of Carole Maczkovics in 2017 from DLA Piper has enhanced the firm's offering in relation to state aid cases. The group, which is co-led by Goffinet and Thierry Bontinck, also assists clients with follow-on damages actions, complex merger reviews, audits and investigations, and compliance programmes. Senior associates Anaïs Guillerme and Laure Bersou are also recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

DALDEWOLF

DALDEWOLF attracts praise for its 'great knowledge of arbitration', and is equally adept at handling litigation, particularly commercial disputes. Marc Dal is 'an expert in the arbitration field'; he heads the practice with mediation expert Patrick Van Leynseele and Thierry Bontinck.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

DALDEWOLF

Olivier Bertin heads up DALDEWOLF's tax group, which has extensive expertise in assisting clients with tax optimisation strategies in the context of corporate reorganisations and joint ventures, usufruct and bare ownership schemes and the incorporation of individual businesses, among others. It also represents clients in matters involving tax authorities; the scope of the work includes negotiations over tax regularisation, debt forgiveness/discharge plans and tax litigation. Yaël Spiegl, who made partner in January 2018, has notable specialisms in VAT and real estate taxation. 'Other than strictly resolving an issue, the tax team also anticipates potential difficulties in related areas'.

Next Generation Partners

Yaël Spiegl - DALDEWOLF

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