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M&A - Corporate & Tax law

A fully integrated team combining specialist expertise in M&A, corporate and tax law. 

We believe that the best way to assist you in a proactive and efficient manner is to adopt a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach, in addition to having a good understanding of your company and the sector in which it operates.

 

Our experience enables us to provide you with practice-oriented legal support throughout the entire lifecycle of your business, both in the local market and in cross-border situations. We hereby ensure that our clients comply with all rules of governance in its increasingly regulated environment. Moreover, our tax practice is fully integrated in our corporate and M&A practice and mainly focuses on all tax related aspects of a transaction, as to provide you with creative, tailor-made and value-added tax solutions.

 

Our team provides you with the broad service that your business requires, going from complex corporate transactions to your company’s day-to-day needs.

 

  • Company forms
  • Corporate housekeeping/ corporate governance
  • Dividend policies
  • Financing mechanisms
  • Capital increases
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Data room and due diligence preparations
  • (Vendor) Due diligence
  • Methods of share transfers
  • Management participations, stock option plans
  • Private equity/ venture capital
  • Asset deals/ asset purchase agreements
  • Share deals/ share purchase agreements
  • Company dispute resolution
  • Company restructurings
  • Optimizing the tax cost of transactions
  • Tax risk analysis
  • Negotiating rulings and settlements with the tax authorities
  • Defending taxpayers’ interests in lawsuits with the tax authorities

 

Awards

Legal 500 EMEA 2017: “KOAN Law Firm handles traditional M&A transactions, mostly for clients in the media, TMT and biotechnology sectors. The firm advised Caviar Group on its acquisition of a Belgian media and photo agency. Jan Decorte and Pierre Willemart jointly head the group”.

 

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