Financial regulation

Neva Consulting offers Legal services and handles different types of financial regulatory matters (such as licensing, mergers, restructurings, portfolio transfers, cross-border activities and passporting) for credit institutions, insurance undertakings, investment firms, global custodians and other financial institutions. We give support through interim management or advisory legal services.

Moreover, we are experienced with following areas and provide legal services related to the Capital Requirements Directive or Solvency II Directive, compliance, investment firms (including MiFID II Directive), anti-money laundering, Sanctions Regimes, market abuse, information obligations, outsourcing, fit and proper requirements, independence of Directors and Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR).

Furthermore, we have extensive experience with assisting clients in relations with the Belgian supervisory authorities (the National Bank of Belgium and the Financial Services and Markets Authority), as a result of frequently representing clients before these authorities as well as based on an in-depth knowledge of their functioning.

Insurance regulation

Neva Consulting is experienced in advising and providing legal services to insurance companies and insurance brokers and handles a wide range of matters, such as corporate governance issues, Solvency II Directive, portfolio transfer, cross-border mergers, demergers, European passport or licensing requirements, compliance and “general good” provisions, conflict of interests, outsourcing and fit and proper requirements). We give support through interim management or advisory services.

Corporate law

Neva Consulting offers legal services in all areas of corporate law, such as Belgian Companies Code, corporate governance, shareholder rights, directors’ and auditors’ duties and liability. We give support through interim management or advisory services.

Additionally, we have in-depth knowledge of general corporate law and governance issues relevant to companies with particular regulatory regimes, and have gained experience in multinational settings.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

Neva Consulting legal services extends to advising clients on deal structuring, transaction planning and management, due diligence, drafting and negotiation of transaction documentation.

We give support through interim management or advisory services.

Data Protection

Neva Consulting offers certified data protection officer services, in different areas of the General Data Protection Regulation. Particularly, our legal services include data protection impact assessment, data registers, data protection clauses, confidentiality agreements and assistance with contacts with the Data Protection Supervisory Authorities.