2022: Let’s de-SPAC!
2022: Let’s de-SPAC!
With an abundance of capital in global markets and limited opportunities to invest in, we saw a rise of ‘SPACs’ in Europe in 2021. Will 2022 become the year of de-SPAC transactions? And will de-SPAC transactions become a true alternative to a traditional IPO or private M&A? We dive into these questions in our new NOW-podcast episode “2022: Let’s de-SPAC!”.
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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.

03-05-2022

How will the emergence of ESG litigation impact Dutch businesses? Based on recent regulatory developments and private enforcement actions, this trend report provides practical guidance when dealing wi

ATAD2

The anti-hybrid mismatch rules of the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD2) aim to prevent situations of a double deduction and a deduction without a corresponding inclusion of the income at the level of the recipient resulting from a hybrid mismatch. All EU Member States have implemented ATAD2 in their domestic laws as from 1 January 2019 (for Belgium) or as from 1 January 2020 and 1 January 2022 (for a.o. the Netherlands and Luxembourg).

05-03-2021

Following the second EU anti-tax avoidance directive, the further implementation of the reverse hybrid rule entering into force as of 2022.

Substance & Tax Law

In recent years tax authorities have placed more emphasis on combatting the use of abusive and aggressive tax structures by companies operating across borders, to ensure fair taxation.

The European Commission recently issued a new proposal (ATAD 3). It is highly recommended that taxpayers assess the possible impact of the proposal and consider opportunities for strengthening their local footprint and/or restructuring.

12-05-2022

During the 8th Annual International Tax Developments Seminar, several Loyens & Loeff tax experts as well as officials from the Dutch Tax Authorities updated the participants on the latest internationa

COVID-19

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.

15-10-2021

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.

Digital Economy

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.

11-05-2022

Since 1 May 2022, virtual currency service providers and custodian wallets providers operating in Belgium must be registered with the FSMA and must comply with Belgian anti-money laundering regulation

How we can help

In­te­grat­ed & In­no­v­a­tive

Our securitisation and structured finance team represents financial institutions, corporations and originators in a wide range of securitisation transactions, including cross-border securitisations, repackaging transactions, collateralised loan obligations (CLOs), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), inventory securitisations, securitisation platforms, issuances of asset backed securities and Islamic finance (sukuk issuances). The team’s objective is achieved by the close cooperation with the relevant dedicated teams formed by corporate and regulatory lawyers and tax advisors, each of which has in-depth and specialised knowledge of the legal and tax-related matters specific to the relevant business, industry and market.

How we can help

We have extensive experience in structuring, assisting and advising on, among others, the implementation, restructuring, termination and liquidation of securitisation transactions (including true sale and synthetic securitisation transactions), asset based facilities and warehouse facilities.

 
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