Jan Bogaert

I am Jan Bogaert
Corporate and M&A specialist
Foreign Investments specialist

Jan Bogaert

As corporate law partner, Jan Bogaert specialises in company law, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate finance, with a special emphasis on FDI, cross-border transactions, and transactional real estate.

Jan’s practice concentrates on corporate law and on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, with a particular focus on real estate. He provides tailor-made and commercially pragmatic advice to clients and is acknowledged by the leading international legal directories.

Jan leads Stibbe’s China desk and has ample experience in advising Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and ASEAN clients on their outbound investments. Although Jan is a Brussels native, he has lived and worked in Paris, London, New York and Hong Kong (where he was in charge of Stibbe’s office there from 2012 to 2017), thus adding a wealth of international experience to his transactional expertise.

Jan is also active in serving various organisations. He is a director of the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Tax & Legal Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce, and Vice-President of the Cross-Border Investment Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

  • Languages: Dutch, French, English
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2003
  • Partner since: 2014

Experience

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08.10.2018 BE law
Update of Belgian takeover rules

Articles - A Royal Decree was published in the Belgian Official Gazette on 5 October 2018 containing, among other things, amendments to the Takeover Decree (Royal Decree of 27 April 2007 on takeover bids) and the Squeeze-out Decree (Royal Decree of 27 April 2007 on squeeze-out bids), with a view to updating the said texts.

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05.10.2018 BE law
Additional delay for new Companies Code?

Articles - The Council of State has taken a second look at the draft law and recently issued, for the second time, a rather bleak opinion about the overall quality of the draft law regarding Belgium’s new Companies Code.

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05.03.2018 BE law
8 & 9 March 2018: Jan Bogaert speaks on shareholder activism

Conference - The International Bar Association organizes the 3rd IBA Asia-based International Financial Law Conference. The conference attracts  industry leaders, regulators, in-house counsels (including Alibaba, Ant Financial, Tencent, CICC etc) and leading practitioners from across Asia, Europe and the US.

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