Elias is an associate in ALTIUS’ banking and finance department. He has a solid academic background in both law and finance. On a daily basis, Elias deals with a variety of financing transactions and various matters in the financial sector.
Elias has diverse knowledge and experience in financial regulations such as AML, MiFID II, PSD II, UCITS and AIFMD. He regularly assists start-ups, fintech companies and well-established financial institutions with their compliance needs, approvals and authorisations, national and cross-border restructurings and discussions with supervisory authorities.
Elias also has in-depth knowledge of consumer and mortgage credit legislation and has assisted various clients with portfolio transfers and their regulatory needs. In addition, he has a broad knowledge about life insurance and insurance distribution.
Elias also supports Belgian and foreign corporate clients and financial institutions and advises on credit agreements and security interests in a variety of national and international loan transactions.
Elias monitors new developments within the financial sector on a regular basis and has a strong affinity for new technologies in the financial sector and the rapidly developing payment services sector.
Prior to working at ALTIUS, Elias gained experience in the financial services sector by working at PwC Financial Services and Real Estate and PwC Legal’s Banking and Finance team.
- Master of Laws (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)
- Postgraduate in finance and securities (EHSAL, Belgium)
- Elias is fluent in Dutch, English and French