Roundtable event on the Position of the European Union on the Singapore Convention on Mediation – “zoom” event

8 June 2021blog, Mediation

Herman Verbist, as a vice-chairman of FICA (Forum for International Conciliation and Arbitration), will be co-moderator of a roundtable organized on 18 June 2021 at 11:00 H on “The position of the European Union on the Singapore Convention on Mediation.   Read more : 210604 FICA-European Law Institute-Slovenian hub roundtable on European position on Singapore Convention … Read More

HERMAN VERBIST AND MAUREEN MARTINS CO-AUTHORED AN ARTICLE ON THE NEW CEPANI CHECKLIST FOR REMOTE HEARINGS (PUBLISHED IN THE CEPANI NEWSLETTER 147 OF APRIL 2021)

17 May 2021Arbitration, blog

The Covid-19 pandemic has imposed new habits on arbitration practitioners, including holding hearings remotely. While some may have already experienced it, others perhaps not yet.   Like several arbitration institutions and centres, CEPANI has also developed a checklist for remote arbitration hearings. This checklist is a practical tool to ensure that the hearings run smoothly. … Read More

Ranking in The Legal 500

19 April 2021blog, English, Fraud prevention and corporate criminal law

Everest was ranked tier 2 in the latest edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) 2021 with the fraud prevention and corporate criminal law department. The team thanks the clients for their appreciation and trust. The team was amongst others appreciated for its “incredible attention-to-detail”. Mr. Stijn De Meulenaer, Mr. Mathieu … Read More

WEBINAR: “From whistle-blowing to court”

11 March 2021blog, English

We sincerely hope that you are able to make the best of these times, and we feel so sorry that we could not have the opportunity to meet again in person since one year. The opportunity to exchange among peers is undoubtedly one of the greatest assets of being part to this group of registered … Read More

NEWS FLASH: Prohibition of Unfair Terms Between Enterprises

18 January 2021blog, English

As from December, 1st 2020, new provisions of the Code of Economic Law (hereinafter  “CEL“) on unfair terms in contracts between ‘enterprises’ (which includes companies, small businesses and professional individuals) have entered into force.   Influenced by the provisions applicable to consumer contracts, the new provisions aim to avoid a serious legal imbalance between the … Read More