A quarterly overview of noteworthy deals and cases handled by THALES

Deals and Cases

  • Thales Commercial and IP is representing a DJ with international reputation in multiple proceedings against his former publisher in the context of the release of a new electronic music album (ranked #1 on online music platforms) (Gregory Sorreaux).
  • Thales Tax a introduit diverses réclamations relatives aux dividendes perçus par des résidents belges de société françaises (Valérie-Anne de Brauwere).
  • Thales Tax conseille ses clients pour la nouvelle règle en matière d’avantage de toute nature (ATN) sur les logements mis à disposition du dirigeant par la société (Valérie-Anne de Brauwere et Christelle Wils).
  • Thales Tax assure pour ses clients le suivi des premiers contrôles effectués par l’administration fiscale suite aux échanges de renseignements reçus des pays étrangers dans le cadre du Common Reporting Standard (CRS) (Valérie-Anne de Brauwere et Christelle Wils).
  • Thales Employment had successfully assisted two employers in the framework of legal proceedings. They recently won two cases before the Nivelles and Arlon Labour Court related to blue-collar’ s dismissals. Both courts have rejected the claims for wrongful dismissal and for discrimination on health condition (Marie Michaud-Nerard).
  • During the summer of 2018, Thales Corporate assisted various clients in connection with the sale and acquisition of companies, including the sale of a company active in the marketing of agricultural machinery and leader on the Walloon market and the acquisition of a holding company with various subsidiaries exploiting sports and wellness centers (Rodolphe Horion).
  • Thales Commercial is representing a client in complex litigation regarding enforcement and validity of international arbitral decision. The procedures have, amongst other, resulted in a decision of the Constitutional Court regarding the rights of third parties to act against arbitral decision (http://www.const-court.be/public/f/2017/2017-021f.pdf ) (Alexis Wochenmarkt).
  • Thales Corporate is representing a Spanish media Group as a candidate buyer of Everlasting Group, the main producer of content for RTL Television, a broadcasting company. The offer on Everlasting Group was made in the framework of a restructuring of Everlasting Group under the law on the continuity of business  (Rodolphe Horion and Alexis Wochenmarkt).