Karel de Smet is an associate in the litigation and arbitration department of NautaDutilh. He advises clients on the appropriate remedies to resolve compliance issues and mitigate their negative effects, insofar as possible, and provides assistance in the event of proceedings before the courts or administrative authorities
Heidi Waem specialises in privacy, intellectual property, market practices and e-commerce. She has experience in both litigation and transactional work. In her daily practice, Heidi conducts data protection compliance gap analyses, advises clients on how to deal with dawn raids and provides appropriate training and guidance on management strategy in this respect. She also assists clients in their dealings with the Privacy Commission further to complaints by data subjects and with issues resulting from data breaches or leaks and the fulfilment of reporting requirements.
Eveline was one of the co-founders of Whyte Corporate Affairs 2008, and she is a true ambassador of the integrated Corporate Affairs approach to which she brings a digital touch. She currently services a client portfolio that includes Media Markt, Nutricia, Danone, Medtronic, Bam Belgium, Mondelez… . Eveline had previously fulfilled many outsourcing assignments at the Interel communication agency, including acting as an ‘ad interim’ spokesperson for AB-InBev.
Elke Janssens is a corporate M&A specialist. She has extensive experience advising listed and unlisted companies on due diligence and compliance risks and providing customised solutions, including assistance to companies, shareholders, directors and managers with conflict-of-interest issues and advice on the structuring of corporate governance programmes.
As an Assurance partner, Frederik Verhasselt is leading the Forensic & Integrity services department at EY Belgium. He was formerly Corporate Security Officer, responsible for the security, integrity and compliance of a stock quoted multinational active in the precious metals & chemical industry. Frederik worked on various national and international assignments regarding criminal investigations, litigation support, (business) intelligence and asset tracing.