Banking & Finance
From a legal perspective, the past few years have been quite challenging for the international financial world. Helping our clients adapt to the moving legal landscape and navigate and anticipate the financial markets’ fast-changing regulations is our Banking and Finance team’s core area of expertise with a focus on three main areas of activities: financial transactions, investment funds and regulatory advice to financial institutions.
Taking center stage in the world of finance
Borrowers and lenders count on our the team when it comes to all types of Belgian and international financial transactions, from acquisition and asset finance to syndicated loans.
Belgium has a strong reputation in terms of investment fund development. ALTIUS’ Banking & Finance team is clearly taking a leading role on this stage, having assisted several large international entities with cross-border migrations to Belgium as well as advising on investment fund management.
The ALTIUS’ Banking & Finance experts regularly advise a variety of financial institutions, ranging from credit institutions and insurance companies to clearing houses and financial intermediaries.
How we can help
Financial institutions and intermediaries
Funds and Fund managements
Fintech and digital finance
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Our latest Banking & Finance news
Cryptocurrencies: new rules and registration for service providers in Belgium
As from 1 May 2022, the activities of certain virtual currency service providers in Belgium will be regulated. These service providers will have to meet a series of conditions, including ones relating to their professional integrity and anti-money laundering obligations.Read more
The ELTIF: amendments in the Belgian AIFM Law
On 19 April 2021, a draft law on diverse financial provisions (the “Draft Law”) was published. The Draft Law was adopted by the Parliament at the end of May. Amongst other things, it amends the Belgian AIFM Law to integrate the ELTIF fund status. Together with its parliamentary works, the Draft Law finally provides some clarity on this vehicle’s place in the existing Belgian fund framework.Read more
SPACS OR SPECIAL PURPOSE ACQUISITION COMPANIES – A BELGIAN PERSPECTIVE
In recent years, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies or “SPACs” have gained tremendous popularity in the United States. In 2020 alone, one hundred SPACs accounted for approximately $80 billion in US public fundraising.Read more
Brussels Finest Lawyers
At ALTIUS, we look at your business from two different angles: legal
practice and industry sector. Our teams of specialised lawyers are
additionally grouped into dedicated, cross-specialty, industry-focused
teams. Whether you are looking for a dedicated legal specialist or a
team of industry insiders, at ALTIUS, we got your legal issue covered.
as your Legal Partner
At ALTIUS, we believe business is always personal. That’s why we’re so much more than just great lawyers; we are team players and relationship builders. Combining legal excellence with passion, optimism, and good judgement, we bring a fresh perspective and genuine commitment. Whatever your legal challenges, we think in new ways and find innovative solutions.