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Contribution by Roeland Smits and Jan Vanbeckevoort to the 'Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business’

27 November 2018

Roeland Smits and Jan Vanbeckevoort contributed to the recently published fortieth volume of the ‘Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business’ (Wolters Kluwer International; edited by Prof. Dennis Campbell). In this volume, practitioners and experts in a variety of legal fields examine issues from different national and regional perspectives about subjects ranging from investment, corporate law, litigation and dispute resolution, restrictive covenants, commercial law, etc. Roeland’s and Jan’s chapter covers the following topic: ‘European Union Directive 2016/943 and Trade Secrets in Belgium’. Their chapter can be downloaded here.

The entire volume can be purchased via the following link.

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VWEW Advocaten is celebrating its 25 anniversary !

04 October 2018

Our offices will exceptionally be closed as from 12.30 p.m. on Friday October 5th, with limited availability by telephone during the whole afternoon. For urgent matters, please leave your name and telephone number and we will contact you as soon as possible.

We thank you.

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New associate corporate and commercial law

12 February 2018

We are pleased to announce that Virginie Van Steenkiste has joined our firm in February. Virginie studied at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Lic. 2002) and at Fordham University School of Law (LL.M. 2003). In 2011 she obtained an additional Master’s degree in corporate law from the Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel.

She practices corporate and commercial law. Virginie is trilingual (FR, NL, EN), and a member of the Brussels and New York Bars.

Virginie replaces Bianca Fank who left the bar and who has joined the legal department of one of our most important clients. We wish Bianca a lot of success with this new challenge.

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Parlex Autumn Meeting in Leuven - November 17th – 19th 2017

20 November 2017

We had the pleasure of hosting the annual Parlex Autumn Meeting in Leuven (Belgium). The Parlex Group is a network of independent law firms specialising in business law, which is active in more than 20 countries. The purpose of The Parlex Group is to ensure that its members' clients can easily obtain specialised legal advice throughout Europe and beyond its borders.

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Parlex Autumn Meeting 2017

16 November 2017

VWEW Advocaten welcomes all Parlex members to the Parlex Autumn Meeting in Leuven, starting next Friday, November 17, 2017.

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We move!

25 April 2017

On Friday, 28 April 2017, we will move from the first floor to the second floor of the building where we have our offices for more than 15 years now. Our address and all other contact details will remain unchanged.

It is possible that you will not be able to contact us by telephone or e-mail in the course of Friday morning. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.

On Tuesday, 2 May 2017, we will again be 100% operational from our new offices.

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