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De termijn om een (cassatie) beroep in te stellen tegen een tussenvonnis
2020/10/06

In een recent arrest van 11 september 2020 (C19.0422.N) beslist het Hof van Cassatie dat een cassatieberoep tegen een beslissing alvorens recht te doen in een tussenvonnis moet worden ingesteld vóór het verstrijken van de termijn voor het instellen van een cassatieberoep tegen het eindvonnis

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LMBD takes over the activities of Bützler & Geinger
2020/08/07

LMBD recently took over the activities of the “Bützler & Geinger” law firm. After a remarkable career of more than 35 years as an attorney at the Court of Cassation…

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Syntheseconclusie na de heropening van het debat en de antwoordplicht van de rechter – Cass. 9 maart 2020
2020/05/29

De al dan niet verplichting tot het nemen van syntheseconclusie na heropening van het debat en na bekrachtiging van nieuwe conclusietermijnen – Cass. 9 maart 2020 (C.19.0185.N)

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L’arrêté royal n° 2 du 9 avril 2020 – commentaire
2020/04/17

Prorogation des délais de prescription et des autres délais pour introduire une demande en justice et prorogation des délais de procédure ou pour exercer une voie de recours

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Bruno MAES
2020/03/02

LMBD is proud to announce that Bruno MAES, lawyer at the Belgian Supreme Court, and his team, joined the firm as from March 2, 2020

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LMBD assisted the international group AR Metallizing, in the acquisition of the company Eurofoil
2020/02/24

A team headed by Harold Minjauw and Pierre-M. Louis assisted the international group AR Metallizing, a subsidiary group of Nissha Co., Ltd. (Japan) in the acquisition of the German company Eurofoi

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Les nouvelles règles
2020/02/17

Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert et Tom Wera expliquent les nouvelles règles introduites dans le Code de droit économique par une loi du 4 avril 2019. Ces règles concernent les contrats entre entreprises et donc également aux termes et conditions (générales) appliqués entre elles.

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New Company Code
2018/09/09
On September 20, 2018, Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert and Tom Wera will each give a presentation during the cycle of conferences organized by seven Belgian universities about the new Company Code....
West Flanders Bar: Inaugural Address
2018/09/05

On September 21, 2018, Bernard Dubois will deliver the inaugural address for the opening of the judicial year 2018-2019 to the new West Vlaanderen Bar Association. His speech is entitled:…

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Acquisition – specialized care
2017/12/22

A team headed by Frederic Deltour assisted the shareholders of Réseau EQSO (network of specialized care facilities in 24 locations in Wallonia, Brussels and France) in the sale of a…

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Joint ventures – Marine aggregates Poland
2017/05/17

Harold Minjauw acted as lead attorney to DC Industrial – DC Resources / Group De Cloedt in the acquisition of a majority stake in two Polish marine aggregates concession holders…

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Acquisition – Mining sector
2017/04/10

Harold Minjauw assisted Belgium’s industrial group Group De Cloedt / DC Industrial in the acquisition of the Norwegian and Latvian (Halsvik / Kvalsund) aggregates businesses of UK’s Aggregate Industries, a…

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Sale – Life Sciences
2017/03/10

Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert, Frederic Deltour and Pia Sobrana Gennari Curlo have assisted Therabel Group in the sale of their shares in Therabel Gienne Pharma to Neopharmed Gentili, a company member of the…

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Merger – breweries
2017/01/01

A team of LMBD Prioux led by Raphael Prioux has advised some major/reference shareholders of AB InBev in 2015 and 2016 on multiple key issues of corporate and financial law…

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Acquisition – Industry
2016/12/29

LMBD Prioux (Harold Minjauw) assisted AR Metallizing Group, a subsidiary group of Japan’s Nissha Printing Co., Ltd., in the acquisition of all equity of Brazil’s Málaga Produtos Metalizados Ltda. The…

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Acquisition – Shipyard
2016/08/31

Harold Minjauw assisted a foreign client in the acquisition of a majority stake in a European shipyard. The transaction was signed in August 2016.

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Tariffs litigation
2016/08/12

A producer had lodged a request for annulment of several tariffs decisions taken by Brugel, the Brussels regulator, and by the CWaPE, the Walloon Region regulator. In these cases, LMBD Prioux represented Elia System…

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Chambers and Partners 2016 – Energy
2016/08/10

We are pleased to announce that Pierre-M. Louis has been placed in Band 2 on the list of “Ranked Lawyers”  in the chapter Energy-Belgium of the Chambers and Partners 2016…

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Who’s Who Legal: Energy 2016
2016/08/01

Pierre-M. Louis has been nominated in the Belgian chapter of the Who’s Who Legal: Energy 2016 “as one of the world’s leading practitioners” in the field.

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“Aspects internationaux de la liquidation-partage”
2016/07/21

Cécile De Boe will speak, with Jean-Louis van Boxstael, at a conference entitled “Questions particulières en matière de partage judiciaire”, organized by the Commission Barreau-Notariat de la Province de Liège, about…

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Acquisition – Mining Sector
2016/07/11

Harold Minjauw assisted the industrial group DC Industrial / Group De Cloedt in its acquisition of a majority shareholding interest in, and in the organisation of a joint-venture structure for,…

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Degree in corporate law – Vives Business School
2016/06/30

Bernard Dubois obtained a degree in corporate law from the Vives Brugge Business School.

“Duty of Care towards Travelling Employees”
2016/04/19

Karel Nijs and Cécile De Boe gave a presentation about duty of care towards travelling employees in a seminar organized by Chubb.

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“Pot-pourri et autres actualités de droit judiciaire”
2016/03/04

Cécile De Boe gave a presentation in the framework of a conference about current issues of procedure law organized by the CUP .

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“Le Code judiciaire en pot-pourri: promesses, réalités et perspectives”
2016/02/25

Cécile De Boe gave a presentation about the temporal application of the statute known as “Pot-pourri I” of October 19, 2015 in a conference organized by the UCL and the Walloon…

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“Bestrijding van namaak en piraterij”
2016/02/16

Louis Puts gave a presentation about fighting counterfeit and piracy in the framework of the continuous legal education organized by the Vlaams Pleitgenootschap, of the Brussels Bar.

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LMBD takes over the activities of Bützler & Geinger
2020/08/07

LMBD recently took over the activities of the “Bützler & Geinger” law firm. After a remarkable career of more than 35 years as an attorney at the Court of Cassation…

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Gerechtelijk privaatrecht …na de hervormingen van 2017-2019
2020/04/21

B. MAES, P. VANLERSBERGHE, N. CLIJMANS en S. VAN SCHEL, Gerecchtelijk privaatrecht …na de hervormingen van 2017-2019, 10e editie, die Keure, Brugge, 2019, 501 p.

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Le pouvoir d’appréciation du juge dans la charge de la preuve
2020/02/24

Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert et Olivia Ledoux examinent le pouvoir d’appréciation du juge dans la charge de la preuve.

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Het bewijs van nieuw recht
2020/02/17

Het bewijs van (nog) nieuw recht: nieuw recht van bewijs. Door Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert & Tom Wera, advocaten LMBD. Lees Publicatie.

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“Weldra advocatenvennootschappen op het Tableau ?”
2019/06/21

Bernard Dubois has authored an article “Weldra advocatenvennootschappen op het Tableau ?” published in Today’s Lawyer, February 2019, to be found here.

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“Duiding Koop-Verkoop van onroerende goederen”
2017/12/29

Bernard Dubois is co-editor of “”Duiding Koop-Verkoop van onroerende goederen”, published by Larcier, to be found here

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Commentaar bij de artikelen 1-17 van het Wetboek van vennootschappen”
2017/12/14

T. Wera, “Commentaar bij de artikelen 1-17 van het Wetboek van vennootschappen” in Duiding vennootschappen, 2017.
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“Intuitus personae et sociétés”
2017/05/31

Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert, “Intuitus personae et sociétés”, RPS-TRV, 2017, pp. 273 – 287.

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“L’incidence de l’arsenal répressif propre au(x) droit(s) de l’urbanisme …”
2017/02/20

Pia Sobrana Gennari Curlo, « L’incidence de l’arsenal répressif propre au(x) droit(s) de l’urbanisme sur les contrats immobiliers et, en particulier, les prescriptions applicables aux différents régimes de responsabilité. Aperçu…

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“La preuve en matière civile et commerciale”
2017/02/15

Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert, “La preuve en matière civile et commerciale”, 2nd edition.

Published by Wolters Kluwer : Read

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“L’adresse IP est donc une ‘donnée à caractère personnel”
2016/11/08

L’Echo, 8 novembre 2016, Pierre-M. Louis

“De boedelbeschrijving”
2016/08/10

Cécile De Boe, Karel Nijs, « De boedelbeschrijving », tiré à part du Répertoire Notarial, Bruxelles, Larcier, 2016, 200 p., à paraître (avec J.-Fr. van Drooghenbroeck)

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“Vers une réforme, ou une révolution, du droit belge des sociétés et des associations”
2016/04/12

L’Echo, 12 avril 2016, Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert et Pia Sobrana Gennari Curlo

“Arrêt ‘Tecom Mican’…”
2016/03/30

Cécile De Boe, « Arrêt ‘Tecom Mican’ : la notion d’acte extrajudiciaire au sens du règlement relatif à la signification et la notification des actes judiciaires et extrajudiciaires », J.D.E.,…

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“Le Privacy Shield, successeur du Safe Harbour”
2016/03/08

L’Echo, 08/03/2016, Pierre-M. Louis

“A la recherche du capital perdu, une madeleine à 50.000 €”
2016/02/09

L’Echo, 9 février 2016, Fabrice Mourlon Beernaert et Pia Sobrana Gennari Curlo