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Tanguy Van Overstraeten , Partner, Brussels 

Brussels

Linklaters LLP, Rue Brederode 13, 1000

Telephone:+3225019405

Email

Country of Admission
Belgium

Overview
Overview

Avocat/Advocaat, Member of the Brussels Bar

Experience

Tanguy is Global Head of Linklaters’ Privacy and Data Protection Practice, Head of the TMT practice in Brussels and chairman of the Firm's Information System Board. Tanguy covers a wide range of matters, including data protection, outsourcing and computer-related transactions, telecommunications as well as e-business and Internet-related issues. With a strong corporate and commercial law expertise, his practice includes advisory and transactional work (M&A and joint venture) and the conduct of litigation.

Professional experience

2001 to date Partner, Linklaters
1998 - 2001 Partner, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch, Brussels
1995 - 1997 Senior Associate, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch, Brussels
1993 - 1994 Associate, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch, Brussels
1991 - 1992 Foreign Counsel, TMI Associates, Tokyo, Japan
1987 - 1990 Associate, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch, Brussels
1987 - Admitted to the Brussels Bar

* In 2001, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch merged with Linklaters

Education

1990 - 1991 University of Chicago, LL.M.
1990 - Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF)
1982 - 1987 ULB, Free University of Brussels Licencié en droit

Publications

Contribution to “BJA Trade Flows newsletter”,on Belgium as a hub for Japanese companies investing in Africa, September 2015.
"EU Data Protection Authorities’ Escalating Efforts to Regulate Facebook”, Bloomberg’s World Data Protection Report, July 2015.(co-author)
"Do the EU Article 29 Working Party Guidelines on Implementing the Google Spain Decision Give the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Global Reach?”, Bloomberg’s World Data Protection Report, December 2014. (co-author)

Languages

French, English, Dutch, Japanese