Litigation & Risk Management
When a business dispute becomes unavoidable, our experienced Litigation team will advise you on the most appropriate course of action both in and out of court, in commercial and corporate disputes, and in all our four home markets: Belgium, Luxembourg the Netherlands and Switzerland. We are dedicated, no-nonsense and think ahead. And we have one goal: to ensure you the best possible solution, so that you can focus on running your business.
ESG & Sustainable Investment
Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor in the decisions of investors, companies, consumers, shareholders and policy- and lawmakers. The broadly supported awareness for the Environmental Social and Governance (‘ESG’) objectives is reflected in many international voluntary standards as well as in an increasing number of European regulations to mobilise financing for sustainable growth.
Loyens & Loeff renewed its ESR Label awarded by the Institut National pour le Développement
Digital transformation is all about using the latest technology to improve your business model. Digital technology creates new business opportunities which in turn creates a whole new range of tax and legal challenges such as contracting, data protection, privacy questions, intellectual property, consumer protection and competition issues.
On 6 October 2022, the OECD published a progress report on the Administration and Tax Certainty Aspects of Amount A of Pillar One
The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic reach across borders, industries, and legal disciplines. That is why Loyens & Loeff has set up dedicated expert teams - to offer you an integrated answer to all your legal and tax questions related to the coronavirus outbreak.
Op 12 maart 2020 werd door het kabinet aangekondigd dat vanwege COVID-19 iedereen die daartoe in staat was de komende twee weken thuis moest werken.
Corporate Investigations, Compliance & Defence
Recent developments, such as international treaties to combat (cross border) corruption, money laundering and the financing of terrorism and more sophisticated international cooperation between (tax) authorities are just a few examples of the growing number of laws and regulations that need to be complied with. Also, companies should take into account that they themselves can become a victim of fraud or a victim of breach of (internal) regulations.
In a market that is becoming more conscious of the environmental (and social) impact of corporate activities, businesses in a vast array of sectors are keen to capitalise on this new trend by actively promoting their 'green' credentials. This incentive can lead to an increased risk of 'greenwashing' claims, as echoed by the recent international press.
The present article is the first of the series that we want to dedicate to ESG (litigation) issues. As a starter, we discuss the criminal angle of greenwashing, which has only started to emerge.