Marc Fyon

I am Marc Fyon
Corporate and M&A specialist
Financial Institutions specialist

Marc Fyon

Practicing law for over 25 years, Marc has gained a deep technical, practical and regulatory understanding in his specialist areas.

Marc specialises in corporate finance work, mergers and acquisitions, company restructurings, joint ventures and public banking law. Further to his transactional experience, Marc is also highly active in litigation issues that arise in his areas of specialism.

Marc holds a Master of Law degree (LL.M) from the University of California, Los Angeles. He graduated in Law and Economic Science from the Catholic University Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL). At this same university, Marc has been a visiting professor at the Law Faculty since 2010 and also teaches corporate groups law. 

Marc was chairman of the Corporate Law Commission until October 2016 and is the reporter for Belgium within the Mergers and Acquisitions Commission of the Union Internationale des Avocats.

  • Languages: Dutch, French, English
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 1989
  • Partner since: 1998

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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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27.09.2018 BE law
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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