Philippe De Prez
Philippe De Prez
is a senior Financial law & FinTech lawyer with a strong focus on financial regulatory law. He assists on a daily basis domestic and foreign credit and financial institutions, investment firms, payment service providers, e-money issuers and technical services providers.
As a member of Simont Braun’s Digital Finance Team, he follows closely and works on all FinTech, InsurTech, RegTech and other disruptive initiatives such as mobile payments, virtual currencies, crowdfunding, peer to peer / alternative lending, third-party payment service providers, big data ventures, ICOs and blockchain applications.
Philippe De Prez is a multilingual conference speaker and author of various finance and FinTech-related contributions.
He is ranked in Band 3 in FinTech by Chambers & Partners: “Philippe goes above and beyond to ensure all of his client’s needs and requests are met and exceeded”. He is ranked as a Next Generation Partner by The Legal 500 in FinTech and EU Regulatory: Financial Services: “Philippe De Prez is a great, all-round financial regulatory lawyer. He has a strong focus on fintech and innovation within the financial sector and has built up a remarkable track record in this field”.
He is also mentioned in IFLR 1000 as being “Very professional, very knowledgeable, and a highly motivated lawyer who thinks outside the box. His interpersonal skills are also great.” Philippe is recommended as a Global Leader in the Banking – FinTech 2020 global guide of Who’s Who Legal (WWL).
Philippe also has specific experience in corporate & commercial law, M&A, due diligence surveys, restructuring & liquidation of companies, real estate transactions, lease law and town planning.
- Law Degree (UGent) in 2006
- Economic Law Degree (ULB) in 2007
- Postgraduate in Real Estate Management (KUL) in 2013
- Digital Leadership Programme (Vlerick Business School) in 2018
- Admitted to the Brussels Bar since 2007