CorentinDe Jonghe

Counsel

Brussels + 32.2.645.14.92

Corentin De Jonghe focuses his practice on EU banking and finance cases as well as on commercial and insolvency litigation claims before courts at all levels that includes the Belgian Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the EU.

He has acted for large corporates, banks, investment funds, mezzanine lenders, and individuals advising on a range of contentious issues in various areas, particularly contract, tort, insolvency, and real estate. In addition to his commercial litigation background, Corentin has significant experience in the field of EU and Belgian competition law and has advised clients on regulatory questions involving Single Supervision Mechanism (SSM), Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM), Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR), Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) IV, and Solvency II.

Corentin serves as a research assistant in private economic law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and regularly publishes on topics in banking and finance. Since 2016, he has been the secretary of the editorial board of the Revue Critique de Jurisprudence belge, a leading Belgian law journal.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2014, Corentin practiced in the Brussels office of an American law firm and worked at the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the EU, where he was in charge of commercial-related matters involving European Free Trade Agreements (EFTA), trade policy, and market access.

Corentin won the European Prize 2011 — training course in European construction — Bernheim Award.

Experience

  • EIC acquires assets of CG Power Systems BelgiumJones Day advised Electrical Industries Company (EIC) in the acquisition of the production activities from the assets of the bankrupt estate of CG Power Systems Belgium.