Jan Peeters

I am Jan Peeters
Corporate and M&A specialist
Financial Institutions specialist

Jan Peeters

Whilst responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategic leadership of our Brussels office, Jan remains active in his areas of expertise meeting the needs of both his local and global clients.

He delivers pragmatic advice on all transactional aspects of mergers and acquisitions (public and private), capital market operations, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital transactions. Concurrently, he provides general advice on corporate general law and governance matters.

Jan also advises on the regulatory aspects of the activities of domestic and foreign credit institutions, investment firms, and insurance companies. Furthermore, he acts on all structuring and regulatory aspects of investment management and funds activities (whether to UCITS or AIFs and their managers, including AIFMs).

Jan holds an LL.M degree from Berkeley Law and is the Chair of the Banking, Finance and Securities Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA). He is also the author of various publications in the areas of corporate law and financial services regulations.

  • Languages: Dutch, French, English
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 1987
  • Partner since: 1996

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Ultimate Beneficial Owners Register operational as of today – Compliance required by 31 March 2019

Articles - The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 18 September 2017 (the “AML Act”) set up a central register at the Treasury Administration(the “UBO Register[1]”) to which all Belgian companies (and certain other legal entities) have to provide information on their Ultimate Beneficial Owner (“UBO”). A royal decree laying down the terms of access, contents, and timing of the register was published on 14 August (the “Royal Decree”).  The register is operational as of today. The required information must be provided by 31 March 2019. This newsletter discusses the implications for companies.

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09.10.2018 BE law
Changes to Belgian Takeover Rules: Royal Decree published on 5 October 2018

Articles - A Royal Decree stipulating some important amendments to the Belgian rules governing public takeover bids was published on 5 October 2018 (the “Royal Decree”). The Royal Decree follows the new Belgian Prospectus Law of 11 July 2018. The amendments at stake relate to, among others, the financing of public takeover bids, the disclosures of transactions during the offer period, the squeeze-out procedure, and the rules applying to companies listed on certain markets (other than regulated markets). This newsletter discusses the implications for listed companies and offeror(s).

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