IBA Annual Conference Washington
The 2016 International Bar Association’s Annual Conference will be held in the diverse and beautiful capital of the USA, Washington, DC. Home to an impressive list of monuments, museums and attractions, Washington is most famous as home to all three pillars of the US government – the President, Congress and the Supreme Court, as well as the Pentagon, State Department, World Bank and embassies from most corners of the globe.
The IBA Annual Conference provides an exceptional opportunity for networking and making key contacts in order to facilitate our clients’ international business even more.
Dirk Wellens and David Ryckaert will attend the conference.
Shimano signs agreement to acquire Lazer Sport
Laurius assisted the shareholders of Lazer Sport NV (Lazer) with the sale of their shares to Shimano Europe B.V.
Lazer, founded in 1919, is the oldest helmet company, specialized in helmets for cycling, leisure and winter sport, in more than 50 countries over 5 continents.
Shimano Europe, part of the Japanese Shimano Inc., known for its large range of high quality products for i.a. cycling.
David Ryckaert joins Laurius
Laurius is pleased to announce that David Ryckaert has joined the firm as a partner in the corporate department. With previous experience at Laga and Simont Braun, David will bring his significant expertise and established relationships to Laurius to further strengthen its overall corporate offering.
“Our clients will immediately benefit from David’s intimate and wide-ranging understanding of the issues affecting the corporate landscape”, said Firm Managing Partner Dirk Wellens. “We are thrilled to welcome David to our growing Brussels office, and pleased that our office continues to attract top local laterals”.
Since its start in 2006, Laurius has steadily expanded and now consists of 20 lawyers with offices in Antwerp and Brussels.
Acquisition of Ventilair Group International by Volution Group plc
Laurius assisted the shareholders of Ventilair Group International BVBA with the sale of the company to the British listed Volution Group plc.
Headquartered in Kuurne, Belgium, Ventilair is a leading manufacturer and distributor of both residential and non-residential ventilation products.
Click here for the press release from Volution Group plc.