Christophe Steyaert

Christophe Steyaert

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Christophe Steyaert has been admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1985, and to the Paris Bar in 1992.

Education

  • Special master's degree in European law, Institute of European Studies, Brussels (1987)
  • Master in Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles (1985)

Language skills

  • French
  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Expertise

  • Banking and financial law
  • Corporate law
  • European law

Publications and other activities

Publications

  • « La loi du 20 mars 2007 interdisant le financement de la fabrication, de l'utilisation ou de la détention de mines antipersonnel et de sous-munitions » Revue Bancaire, Février 2009.
  • « La notification des ententes » in Droit de la concurrence, les cahiers des structures administratives, 9/2006, Francisco Ferrer, Larcier,
  • "Commission européenne/Microsoft", décision de la Commission européenne du 24 mars 2004, Revue de Droit des Technologies de l'Information, 2005, p. 107,
  • Note d'observation sous CJCE du 6 novembre 2003", sur la compatibilité de la loi italienne sur les jeux de hasard et la libre prestation de services et la liberté d'établissement en Europe, Revue de Droit des Technologies de l'Information, 2004, p. 90
  • "La TOB est illégale : comment obtenir le remboursement des taxes payées indûment?", article publié dans l'Echo en août 2004."
  • Le dossier du J.T., Droit de l'Informatique et de la Technologie de l'Information. Chronique de jurisprudence 1995-2001, rédaction du chapitre sur le droit des obligations (contrats) et sur le droit de la concurrence,
  • Chronique de jurisprudence sur le droit bancaire et financier européen publié trimestriellement dans la revue Euredia (premier numéro en avril 1999),
  • Qui peut bénéficier du "cautionnement transport?", RDCB 1997, numéro du mois de juillet 1997, consacré au droit du transport?,
  • Rédaction d'une note de synthèse sur le droit européen de la concurrence dans le domaine bancaire (colloque "Banque et concurrence" organisé par l'AEDBF, le 6 juin 1996),
  • Article sur "La publicité et le droit européen" publié dans CED SAMSON, 1996,
  • Article sur le règlement (CE) sur les concentrations publiées dans la Newsletter Panone Blackburn, 1984,
  • « L'informatique : Chronique de jurisprudence » (1976-1986), JT 1988, p.93, 113, rédaction de la partie sur le droit européen,

Conférences

  • Conference/debate organised by Philippe & Partners at Fortis Bank "Financial analysts and recommendations, credit rating agencies"(May 2009)
  • Conference organised by Philippe & Partners "Credit rating agencies, financial analysts, and recommendations" (La Warande, February 2009)
  • Conference debate organised by Libre Belgique, on 22 October 2008, "Banks in torment, protection for your credit notes" with Andre-Pierre André Dumont
  • IFE MIFID conference, 24 September 2008, "Results since its entry into force", presentation of the theme "Communication and commercialisation of financial products"
  • AEDF conference "The 4 Seasons" - Ethical finance and the arms trade - Brussels June 2008
  • Conference on the new legislation concerning the "Free deposit" (Fortis, January 2008, Institut des Juristes d'Entreprises, Liège and Brussels, March 2008)
  • Conference on new MIFID financial regulations ("Best Execution") Dexia, December 2007,
  • Conference organised by Elegis and Fidal on the reform of Belgian competition law, December, 2006. Speaker on "The new company concentration regulations"
  • Conference on Belgian competition law organised by the Institut Ferrer and the Brussels Chamber of Commerce: "Reform of Belgian competition legislation." Speaker: "The notification of accords" (October 2006)
  • Info Topic conference, 14 December 2004, "Competition law, small and medium-size companies". Speaker: "Accords conflicting with free competition"
  • "The taxation of securities and share transactions in the news", 14 October 2004, Van Ham & Van Ham seminar; intervention on the TOB following the order of the European Community Court of Justice, 15 July 2004
  • FUNDP CRID conference, 21 April 2004, Computer Law and Information Technologies, Speaker on the theme " Jurisprudence and legislative news"
  • Different conferences for the banking sector on jurisprudence of the European Community Court of Justice in the banking and finance sector (2004)
  • Speaker at a seminar organised by the AEDBF Belgium, "The Four Seasons", 19 June 2003, with an exposé on jurisprudence news from the European Community Court of Justice in the banking and finance sector
  • Speaker at an Info Topic seminar on the liability of Internet service providers on 22 May 2001. Exposé on liability
  • Speaker at a seminar organised by EFE in Paris on 26 and 27 January 1999: "Optimising your setting up in Belgium and in the Netherlands; Exposé: "How to structure your new set-up"
  • Speaker at a seminar organised by the Chambre de Commerce belgo-luxembourgeoise in France: "Selling in France", October 7, 1997 - Brussels; "Legal and strategic aspects" Exposé
  • Organisation of a series of seminars on European banking and financial law, "The Four Seasons of AEDBF", 1996 - 1997
  • Speaker at a seminar organised by the Brussels Chamber of Commerce on 31 March 1994: "What guarantees and what after-sales service are there in the Single Market?" ; introduction and organisation of the seminar
  • Organisation of a symposium for AEDBF Belgium on the BERD and intervention on the theme "Financing and the reconstruction of Eastern European economies" (12 June 1994)
  • A series of exposés on the liability of the banker and environmental law in the framework of conferences organised by the SNCI on environmental law in Brussels and Charleroi in 1993
  • Organisation of the symposium "Bank, Insurance and the Environment: "New responsibilities ahead", Brussels, 13 and 14 December 1992)
  • Conference on the theme: « Shareholders right to information » (1986)