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AdaStone

Brussels Office

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FIRM OVERVIEW:  

AdaStone is a Brussels and Paris based law firm carried out by entrepreneurial lawyers, active in regulated sectors whose concerns, challenges and perspectives exceed traditional legal matters.

AdaStone focuses in Brussels and Paris on Media & Entertainment, Transport & Infrastructure, Advertising & Communication, Data & Technologies, Insurance & Reinsurance.

AdaStone also benefits from solid skills in public procurement law, administrative law and competition law.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:  

Media & Entertainment: The team has a deep knowledge of the media & entertainment sector with more than 30 years of industry expertise and experience. It advises leading players of the media ecosystem such as national and international actors in Television and Radio, but also platforms and producers, post-producers, media agencies and sales houses. The group accompanies clients when expanding their business in their home country and internationally and assist them in the digital transformation of their business model. The firm has strong connections with media authorities, and is a long-standing partner of media professional associations. It closely monitors legislative developments at the European and National levels in order to anticipate their impact on clients’ activities. The team has a strong reputation and is particularly recognized for its pragmatic, solution-minded approach.
Contact: Agnès Maqua –[email protected]

Transport & Infrastructure: Clients in the transport & infrastructure sector include first-class EU and non-EU air carriers, lessors, ships manufacturers, railway undertakings, road carriers, airports, and real estate players.
The dedicated team has a deep understanding of the business challenges clients are facing and top-level legal expertise to help them address these challenges, from public procurement to public private partnership, EU and domestic regulations, and proceedings before domestic and foreign courts. The lawyers also have close and strong relations with the regulators in Belgium and France.
The firm helps its clients achieve their business objectives in a pragmatic, effective and solution-oriented manner.
Contact: Stéphanie Golinvaux –[email protected]

Advertising & Communication: The team has a strong reputation in the advertising & communication sector and has shaped a strong position on the market for years.
They advise advertisers, advertising, event, and media agencies in their day-to-day legal concerns such as clearance of advertising campaigns, contracts, acquisition and negotiations of copyrights, image rights compliance with rules and regulations in force.
The firm collaborates with important professional federations at the national and European levels and is familiar with regulatory and self-regulatory authorities with whom it is in regular contact. The group closely monitors legislative developments at the European and national levels to anticipate their impact on our clients’ activities.
The team focuses on creative solutions and is particularly recognized for its pragmatic and efficient approach.
Contact: Agnès Maqua –[email protected]

Data & Technologies: The team has a much-appreciated in-depth knowledge, accuracy and pragmatic approach of the Data Protection compliance in several key sectors. It provides assistance in bringing added value to clients’ business by helping them to manage and govern their Data properly and efficiently to benefit their future growth.
The team, which includes several Certified International Privacy Professionals (CIPP/E) and members of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) advises national and international actors in various key sectors such as life sciences, pharmaceutical, marketing, transportation, media, (intermediaries) insurers, non-profit, education and automotive sectors. Continuously anticipating future trends and evolutions, the team provides innovative solutions which may be easily implemented into client’s business strategies.
The law firm has strong connections with data regulators and health, advertising and marketing professional associations which it assists in the study and analysis of draft laws and regulations at both the Belgian and European level.
Contact: Agnès Maqua and Stéphanie Golinvaux –[email protected] and [email protected]

Insurance & Reinsurance: The team has years of experience in all aspects of insurance & reinsurance law practice, in both regulatory matters and conflict resolution. Lawyers have an in-depth understanding of the sector.
They advise and represent a broad range of players from insurance & reinsurance companies to intermediaries (brokers, agents and mandated underwriters). They are in regular contact with the Belgian supervisory authority (FSMA) and the Belgian National Bank (BNB/NBB) which facilitates and speeds up the handling of clients’ regulatory challenges.
The firm assists clients with Brexit-related challenges and opportunities, including registration of intermediaries in Belgium, passporting rights and reverse branching.
It also handles complex insurance and reinsurance related disputes in and out of court.
Contact: Stéphanie Golinvaux –[email protected]