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Niels De Waele

Associate

Antwerp

De Waele Niels
Niels De Waele

Associate

Antwerp

Niels has broad experience in advising financial institutions on a wide variety of regulatory matters, including prudential regulations and conduct of business rules applicable to credit institutions, investment firms, funds and fund managers, settlement institutions, insurance companies and credit and insurance intermediaries. He also practices in areas including securitisations, capital markets, trade and receivables finance, cash pooling, funds, corporate reorganisations, corporate finance and bank lending. Niels also specialises in insurance regulations, including prudential regulations (Solvency II), conduct of business rules (MiFID-assurance) and product regulations (focusing on life insurance).

News & insights

Publications: 03 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Impending changes to credit facilities agreements of Czech borrowers

The Czech government has submitted to the Parliament a proposal which would ultimately result in temporary changes to credit facilities agreements and certain other finance documents of, amongst others, corporate borrowers irrespective of the law governing these contractual relationships. 

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Publications: 02 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: opportunities for financial relief in the aviation industry under the CARES Act

This note summarizes the provisions of the CARES Act that address financial assistance for the U.S. aviation industry in the wake of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

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New concession model introduced to monetise existing Government/SOE infrastructure assets

Publications: 02 APRIL 2020

New concession model introduced to monetise existing Government/SOE infrastructure assets

On 18 February 2020, the Government introduced a new legal framework on the limited concessions scheme (LCS) in the infrastructure sector. The new rule is Presidential Regulation No. 32 of 2020 on Financing of Infrastructure through Limited Right of Utilisation (Reg 32).

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Publications: 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Belgian Government and FSMA prepare for Brexit

​The Belgian government and financial services regulator are preparing for Brexit.  This has recently resulted in the submission to the Belgian Parliament of a draft law providing a framework to take certain contingency measures notably in the financial sector.  The FSMA in turn has issued a communication setting out the regime that will apply to UK investment firms post-Brexit and addressing the impact of Brexit on the continuity of contracts entered into by UK investment firms prior to Brexit.  Both the draft law and the communication assume a no-deal Brexit.

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Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Office

Antwerp

Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP
Uitbreidingstraat nr 72/b3
Antwerp
B-2600

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