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is a senior associate in FinTech and Financial regulation.
He combines solid expertise in financial laws and regulations with a strong understanding of ICT matters. As a tech-savvy lawyer, he has a special interest in blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and Robotic Process Automation.
Jean-Christophe advises banks, payment institutions, e-money institutions, insurance companies, FinTechs and RegTechs as well as unregulated businesses on all legal and regulatory aspects relating to their activities.
He is recommended by The Legal 500 in EU Regulatory: Financial Services: “Jean-Christophe Vercauteren is especially knowledgeable in all areas of fintech law“.
Prior to joining Simont Braun, he gathered experience as a lawyer in Belgian and international business law firms, and as a legal counsel in a Belgian bank.
Jean-Christophe regularly publishes articles and participates as a speaker in seminars in his areas of expertise.
Jean-Christophe holds an LL.M. in Competition Law and Economics from the Brussels School of Competition (Brussels).
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (UCLouvain – Saint-Louis) in 2011
Master of Laws (UCLouvain) in 2013
LL.M. (Brussels School of Competition) in 2014
Member of the Brussels bar since 2016