Pierre Berger

Pierre Berger

Partner - DLA Piper

Pierre Berger advises Belgian and foreign multinationals on all aspects of banking, financial services and insurance law, corporate law and M&A, and assists clients with litigation relating to those areas of law.
Pierre is an experienced and highly respected regulatory finance and insurance lawyer, acting for a number of major Belgian and international banks and insurance companies alongside growing FinTech and InsurTech companies. His practice spans the full life cycle of financial regulatory matters, including authorisation and compliance matters, transactional and products advice, investigations and enforcement.
He is building a premium Continental financial services and insurance sector offering in Belgium and other European jurisdictions. A key aspect of this is building DLA Piper’s FinTech and InsurTech practice on the Continent, combining Pierre’s top tier regulatory practice with DLA Piper’s market leading international IT and data protection capabilities.
Specialties: Financial Services (including licensing and regulatory requirements with respect to banks, payment institutions, investment firms, funds, insurance companies and intermediaries)

Workshop: How will blockchain & cryptocurrencies transform the financial services industry?

Room A

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) has generated a lot of interest and enthusiasm across the financial industry. DLT is believed to have the potential to substantially change the way financial markets are operating today, promising important cost savings and efficiency gains. Regulators and law makers around the world, concerned with the regulatory implications of the technology, […]