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Axel de Backer

Senior Associate

Brussels

de Backer Axel
Axel de Backer

Senior Associate

Brussels

Axel specialises in banking and financial transactions. He has been involved in debt capital markets transactions and regularly advises on matters relating to financial regulation. In addition, Axel has experience in advising on all aspects of corporate law, and in corporate finance transactions in particular.

Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Axel worked for over two years at a large independent Brussels law firm, and trained as a bluebook trainee with the services of the European Commission, Directorate General for Internal Market and Services, in the unit Securities Markets.

News & insights

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Publications: 29 OCTOBER 2021

Greenwashing - key risks and issues in financial services

As appetite in the market for “green” and ESG badged products grows and grows, so too grows the number of legislative and regulatory initiatives intended to prevent or mitigate the risk of…

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Publications: 20 APRIL 2021

Belgian FSMA publishes final FAQs regarding advertisements for investment instruments

On 1 April 2021, the FSMA published a communication containing its final version of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the requirements applicable to advertisements for investment instruments…

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Publications: 17 MARCH 2021

FSMA publishes its interpretations and expectations on Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation in Belgium

On 9 March, the FSMA published a new communication on the new Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation, which entered into force on 10 March. Under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation,…

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Belgian Advertisements Guidance

Publications: 03 DECEMBER 2020

Belgian FSMA consults on draft Q&As regarding advertisements for investment instruments

On 23 November 2020, the Belgian FSMA launched a consultation on its draft Q&As regarding the requirements applicable to advertisements for investment instruments (the Draft Q&As).The Draft Q&As aim…

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