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The EU Artificial Intelligence Act: our 16 key takeaways

The AI Act is the first comprehensive AI regulation in the world. In this first episode of our Artificial Intelligence series, we have set out our initial key takeaways on the AI Act based on the text as currently approved by the Council of the EU.

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ESG and potential director’s liability: taking the lead in the transition to more sustainable business operations

There is a lot coming at companies with regard to sustainability matters these days. This could also affect company directors’ responsibilities and liability. In this article, we will discuss some points of attention and share our practical observations.

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CSRD: Strategic Sustainability Implications

The importance of strategic-level engagement with sustainability matters in response to the CSRD should not be underestimated. This requires a shift in mindset from simply complying with regulations to considering sustainability as a key business issue.

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Stibbe advises the Heijmans-Europoles consortium

Stibbe has advised the Heijmans-Europoles consortium (HEP) in arbitration proceedings against TenneT concerning the termination of contracts for the design and construction of the Wintrack-II power pylons.

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Stibbe congratulates Insight Venture Partners

Stibbe congratulates Insight Venture Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in SecureW2, the post-closing of which was recently finalized.

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Stibbe advises Excent Tandtechniek on its acquisition of Ortholab

Excent Tandtechniek, a leader in the dental technology market with 30 dental laboratories within the Benelux and part of Liberty Dental Group, acquires Ortholab.

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Stibbe advises Knab

Stibbe advises Knab on the proposed sale by ASR Nederland to the Austrian Bawag Group.

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Asset vs. share deal seminar

Participate in our interactive workshop on asset deals and share deals, where you will explore the advantages and disadvantages of these two common transaction types through a realistic business case.

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Belgium Patent Disputes Firm of the Year

Managing IP 2023

"The quality of the advice received is always excellent – well documented from a legal point of view, but with a pragmatic approach that fits the client’s needs."

The Legal 500
2023
Dispute Resolution

"They go the extra mile and are well-informed about all the recent developments in case law. Their pragmatic approach is also very much appreciated."

The Legal 500
2023
Environment and Planning

"We have dealt with very complex files and Stibbe remains of outstanding quality."

Chambers Europe
2023
Capital Markets

"The Belgian tax team at Stibbe provides high-quality work and straight-to-the-point advice. They have excellent knowledge not only of the legislative environment but also of the practices of the local tax authorities."

The Legal 500
2023
Tax

"The practice has great expertise in patent litigation, in particular in the pharmaceutical industry. They also cover all aspects of IP law. They are really client-oriented and down-to-earth. They know how to work out a global strategy and are good team players in cross-border matters."

The Legal 500
2023
Intellectual Property

Belgium Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

International Tax Review 2023

Netherlands Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

International Tax Review 2023

"Stibbe has the ability to give tangible, practical advice and to make complex things easy to understand."

Chambers Europe
2023
Public Law

"The team are very willing to work on cross-border issues and under time pressure. We appreciate their in-depth knowledge on regulatory matters and data protection."

Chambers Europe
2023
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