EVELINE DE RIDDERFOUNDING PARTNER, WHYTE CORPORATE AFFAIRS
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.
Stéphanie focuses on intellectual property law (including technology transfers, trademark and copyright licensing and counterfeit matters), ICT law (including e-commerce and software and other Internet-related contracts) and privacy and data protection. She has a particular focus on GDPR compliance, the structuring of (cross-border) data flows and regularly assists clients with data protection compliance audits. Stéphanie also represents clients in court and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings in her areas of expertise.
She has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 2012. She is also a member of the International Trademark Association and the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
KAREL DE SMETASSOCIATE LITIGATION & ARBITRATION, NAUTADUTILH
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
Martim Della Valle was until August 2018, Martim was the global head of compliance, antitrust and litigation for AB-InBev, the world’s largest brewer. As such, he designed and implemented a global compliance program that became a case study at the Harvard Business School and received several recognitions including the Financial Times’ most innovative lawyers award. He then founded Zenith Source, a company dedicated to technology and consultancy for compliance (www.zenithsource.com). Previous to that Martim has held in-house positions and practiced law in major law firms. Martim holds a PhD. in international law and has published two books on international arbitration. Martim lectures at the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna and is a board member of Transparency International Belgium.
KURT DEMEYEREPROFESSIONAL SUPPORT LAWYER TAXATION, NAUTADUTILH
Kurt Demeyere specialises in tax law. Kurt’s practice covers both Belgian and international taxation. He advises clients on how to deal with questions from the tax and social security authorities and provides guidance during settlement negotiations or litigation. He is a Vice-President of the Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce for Russia and Belarus.
Sari Depreeuw is a Belgian lawyer heading the IP/IT team at Brussels-based law firm DALDEWOLF. In addition she teaches intellectual property law and media law at Université Saint Louis Bruxelles and she is affiliated to the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (research group LSTS). Sari has published several articles and contributes to conferences and seminars on a regular basis.