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ALTIUS/Tiberghien

ALTIUS/Tiberghien  

Legal Services | Belgium

www.altiustiberghien.com
tel: +32 2 426 14 14 | fax: +32 2 426 20 30
Havenlaan 86C box 414 Avenue du Port | Brussels | 1000 | Belgium


Main Contacts

Bernard Peeters

Bernard PeetersTax Partner

Offices

Brussels, Belgium

ALTIUS/Tiberghien's Overview

ALTIUS/Tiberghien is the joint Belgian member to the WSG in which Tiberghien provides all the tax and estate law services and Altius the other legal services. We are together one of the largest legal service providers in Belgium.

We provide a broad range of legal services to multinational companies and financial institutions in various industry sectors on international and Belgian transactions, as well as acting as the day-to-day counsel for Belgian companies and Belgian subsidiaries of many multinationals.

At ALTIUS/Tiberghien, we believe that it is important to fully understand the nature of each client's business, the markets in which it operates as well as comprehending the real business issues that under pin the matters we work on. Our large private client base and High Net Worth Individuals rely on our tailor made advice.

We aim to grasp the commercial considerations that underlie the transactions and the problems our clients bring to us. It is our objective to build long term relationships with our clients, with a clear emphasis on providing our services in a timely and cost efficient manner.

The lawyers in the firm aim to be positive and constructive. This enables a close working relationship between client and lawyer, resulting in clear, workable advice. We can react rapidly and adjust to changing business situations.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1938
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 3
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 120

Languages: English; Dutch; French

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agency Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Asset & Acquisition Finance
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Competition
  • Construction
  • Consumer Law
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate and Business
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Credit
  • Customs
  • Distributorship Law
  • E-Commerce
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment and Labor
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Estate and Trust
  • Estate Planning
  • European Community Law
  • Finance
  • Financial Litigation
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Investment
  • Franchising
  • Fraud
  • Information Technology
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade
  • Investments
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor Law
  • Labor Relations
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Patents
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Privacy
  • Private Equity
  • Private Wealth Planning
  • Product Liability
  • Project Financing
  • Property Law
  • Property Management
  • Public Finance
  • Railroad
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Law
  • Securities
  • Social Security
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Taxation
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Trade and Customs
  • Trademarks
  • Trusts
  • Unfair Competition
  • V.A.T.
  • Venture Capital
  • White Collar Crime
  • Wills
  • Workers Compensation
Articles

The CJEU Decides: It is Lawful to Exclude Turkish Agents from the Belgian Agency Act’s Scope
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, February 2017

In the context of a dispute between a Turkish agent and a Belgian principal, the Commercial Court of Ghent (Belgium) referred a request to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) concerning the legal protection of a Turkish agent under Belgian/EU law. The agent and principal had expressly agreed that their agency agreement was subject to Belgian law...

The Arbitrability of Distributorship Law Disputes in Belgium: A New Development
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, February 2017

In its recent judgment of 21 December 2016, the Tournai Commercial Court (‘Court’) declared it did not have jurisdiction to deal with a dispute concerning the termination of an exclusive distributorship that the parties had agreed to submit to arbitration. This judgment was based on the new definition of arbitrability in the Belgian Judicial Code, which entered into force in 2013, and marks a new era for the arbitrability of Belgian distributorship law disputes...

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Press

ALTIUS is proud to announce that Sylvie Dubois has been made managing partner
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, April 2016

We are delighted to announce that Sylvie Dubois has become ALTIUS’ new managing partner, in April 2016. Sylvie succeeds Carine Van Regenmortel, who continues as the firm’s head of corporate. As head of employment, Sylvie has spent more than 25 years meeting the needs of both her local and global clients. “I am privileged to be with ALTIUS; for the opportunities I continue to be offered and the inspiring people I work with. ALTIUS is part of who I am. In my new role, I look forward to enriching our client relations, and to focusing on strategic development opportunities...

Experience the new ALTIUS
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, April 2016

We are proud to announce a turning point in the history of ALTIUS. Along with the appointment of Sylvie Dubois as managing partner, ALTIUS unveils a brand new look and website. Our rebranding is a statement that reflects our collective drive for excellence and innovation in servicing our clients’ needs. Our new logo and colours show our optimism, dynamism and enthusiasm in facing the challenges of the future. Enjoy this experience by visiting www.altius...

All press submitted by ALTIUS/Tiberghien

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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