Belgium: A Strategic Player in the International Arena

Very dependent on Europe, home to many European institutions, Belgium is a strategic place in the international market. After a few years of stagnation, the market is showing signs of growth, which has had notable impact on the M & A market.

  • The Belgian legal market

    Over the past years, Belgium has taken steps to considerably enhance its attractiveness to foreign investors and to strengthen its position on the international commercial scene by introducing a range of fiscal and legal measures to encourage incoming investment.

  • European Issues

    Since Belgium hosts the three main European Union institutions, the antitrust and competition practice, together with regulatory lawyers are notably active in Brussels. The European Parliament has recently adopted a directive on antitrust damages actions, which has been focusing the market’s attention.