Paul Van Hooghten advises Belgian and international private equity houses, multinational companies, and financial institutions on all aspects of corporate law, including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions (including public takeovers), joint ventures, and private equity. He has more than 30 years of experience and has worked in Belgium and New York City.
Paul is author of several publications on corporate and commercial law, including the book The European Takeover Directive and Its Implementation published by Oxford University Press. He is a regular speaker at conferences and a guest lecturer at the University of Brussels. Paul is also a director and officer of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium.
- December 2020
Shareholders’ Agreements following the introduction of the New Belgian Companies and Associations Code (DAOR 2020/4)
Belgium: the Delaware of Europe - AmCham Bulletin 2018
- 25-26 March 2021
The Conference Board - Legal Council - Topics : Covid-19 impact on companies; Brexit; Legal Tech; Management of legal departments
The Conference Board - Legal Council - Chair to various sessions
- November 2020
Legal aspects of international trade, lectures given at the University of Brussels (VUB)
- October 10, 2019
The Net Asset and Liquidity Test under Belgian law, AmCham Seminar
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Master of Comparative Law [M.C.L.] 1984); University of Leuven (J.D. magna cum laude 1983)
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