Ablynx, assisted by Eubelius, raises EUR 31,500,000 via an accelerated bookbuilding
On 27 February 2013, the listed biopharmaceutical company Ablynx, focused on the discovery and development of Nanobodies®, has successfully raised EUR 31,500,000 through a private placement of new shares via an accelerated bookbuilding procedure, while an initial target of EUR 20,000,000 was set.
WDP, assisted by Eubelius, places EUR 50,000,000 Bonds with institutional investors
In March 2013, the property investment company WDP, assisted by Eubelius, has realised a private placement of Bonds among institutional investors for a nominal amount of EUR 50,000,000 and with a term of seven years.
Hans Gilliams comments on the judgment of the Brussels Court of Appeal
Hans Gilliams comments on the judgment of the Brussels Court of Appeal that enforces the confidentiality of advices of in-house counsel in the relations with the Belgian Competition Authority (De Tijd 8 March 2013).
Paul Van Orshoven holds the 2012–2013 Belgian Francqui Chair at Ghent University
Paul Van Orshoven, of counsel at Eubelius, and professor and departing dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Leuven, is the lecturer-in-charge for the 2012–2013 Belgian Francqui Chair at Ghent University.
Pieter Callens appointed effective member of the Council for Intellectual Property
A ministerial decree of 8 January 2013 appointed Pieter Callens as an effective member of the Council for Intellectual Property ("Raad voor de Intellectuele Eigendom"/"Conseil de la Propriété intellectuelle").
Koen Geens appointed member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Arts and Sciences
During their annual meeting in December 2012 the members of the Academy appointed a number of new members. The elected members of the four categories (natural sciences, social sciences, art and technology) have been disclosed in January 2013.
BNY Mellon establishes a Central Securities Depository in Belgium
BNY Mellon CSD, a Belgian subsidiary of the US banking group BNY Mellon, has received regulatory approval by a Royal Decree dated 18 December 2012 as a Central Securities Depository within the meaning of Royal Decree n° 62 on the custody and clearing of securities dated 10 November 1967.