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VDV AVOCATS is certified ISO 9001:2000.

VDV AVOCATS is certified ISO 9001:2000 (LRQA) and offers to its clients a guarantee of professionalism.

VDV AVOCATS creates a specifc department especially dedicated to the alternative dispute resolutions ("ADR").

The objective of the European Directive 2008/52/EC of 21 May 2008 on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters is to facilitate access to alternative dispute resolution and to promote the amicable settlement of disputes.

Mediation is a tool well-designed for private and company-related disputes.

If a client (company or individual) is facing a conflict, the recourse to the judicial proceedings is not the unique solution.

VDV AVOCATS explains to the clients the characteristics of the alternative dispute résolutions (ADR) : negotiation, mediation, arbitration, participative procedure.

Hence, the clients - companies and individuals - may adequately choose either to trigger judicial proceedings or to have recourse to the adequate ADR.

Incorporation of the company VDV AVOCATS in SERRIS, France.

Fabienne van der Vleugel has begun to work as a business lawyer since 1996.

She is admitted to practice in Meaux, Brussels, New York. She has decided to incorporate her own law firm VDV AVOCATS in the East of Paris (77), Marne la Vallée, on the territory of Val d'Europe, in the town of SERRIS.

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Publication (France) : an article for explaining some characteristics of the Reserved Capital Increase.

Fabienne van der Vleugel, lawyer and manager at Landwell & Associés, Financial Services Department, has handled several employee savings plans for quoted companies.

Very often, those plan covered multiple countries. Based upon this experience, she co-authored an article about a specific legal aspect of those plans, together with Virginie Louvel, Tax Partner.

Publication :
"Augmentation de capital réservée", Option Finance, Entreprise et Expertise, N°750, 15 Septembre 2003, N°750.

Publication (Belgium) : The Belgian New Company Code.

Just before laving Belgium for France, Fabienne van der Vleugel has published a 100-page analyze of the newly published Belgian Company Code.

At that time, in France, a new law was also published: the LME (loi modernization of economy – loi sur la modernisation de l’économie).

This study makes a very detailed description of the new Belgian Companay Code and makes a comparison with the previous one, article by article.

This article is published on VDV AVOCATS’ web site with the express authorization of KLUWER (Belgium).

Publication : "Le Nouveau Code des Société", Comptabilité et Fiscalité Pratique, June 2001, pp. 259-326 and Le Droit des Affaires-DAOR, September 2001, N°59.