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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

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.

How we can help

Competition Law & Advice

Loyens & Loeff provides advice on EU and national (Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg) competition law and assists clients who find themselves to be the subject of an investigation (which may include a Dawn Raid) by one or more competition authorities. We have represented clients in antitrust proceedings (cartel prohibition and prohibition on the abuse of a dominant position) before the European Commission as well as before national competition authorities and courts (Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg). We also advise them on the implementation of compliance programs and distribution schemes in order to take account of the (European) competition rules in the course of their daily business. Together with our Corporate/M&A experts, we guide M&A projects through the mandatory merger notification and FDI proceedings with (competition) authorities in the Benelux countries, European Union and – with the help of our global network of best friends – across the world. We also have broad experience with civil Competition Litigation and State Aid advice and proceedings. Our competition lawyers work in close cooperation with other experts within the firm on Public & Administrative law, Banking & Finance, Commercial contracts, and Corporate tax.

Large and medium-sized companies often encounter competition law and other types of governmental regulation in many aspects of their business. To succeed in the modern world, companies need to navi

Should a dawn raid occur at your company premises, we provide a step-by-step guide on how to deal with it. We also explain how our team can advise and support you during this process.
Our team will guide you through the entire procurement process, from assisting with tender procedures to creating successful collaborations between your company and other organisations or businesses.
As an international organisation, you face many challenges, from ever-changing regulations to complex cross-border transactions and beyond.
The effects of a cartel claim can be far-reaching. Cartel damages actions are large and complex. Seeking legal assistance at an early stage is vital.
When advising your company on state aid matters, we pull together our competition law experts and tax/transfer pricing specialists to best service your requirements.
Ever-changing government regulations has meant that dealing with the authorities has become an increasingly important aspect of business life.
Financing solutions are multiplying and the legal implications relating to financial products are becoming more complex.
The processing and transferring of personal data in a secure and lawful manner, has become extremely important and challenging for businesses globally.
Rapid transformation in the Life Sciences & Healthcare industry requires organisations to strike a balance between market potential, policy compliance and patient demands with continued innovation.

What others say

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"Good knowledge of our organization and the market we operate in."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"Besides its on-the-spot knowledge and vast experience, involved team members are a real joy to work with."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"Very good industry knowledge, practical, nice people to work with."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"In our opinion, the team is unique in the Netherlands in combining a top-class competition practice with an unmatched healthcare regulatory practice. No other firm in the Netherlands can offer this combination (at least not with a team of this quality, size and experience), which is why Loyens & Loeff has for many years been the logical choice for us."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"The firm's lawyers are sincere, active and innovative."
Chambers & Partners Europe (2022)
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