Thierry Ongenae is a fully three-lingual Belgian lawyer, member of the Brussels Bar since 1989. Thierry has focussed his practice on corporate and commercial litigation, including arbitration. He has also a particular know-how in the field of banking, reinsurance and insurance matters. Prior to joining the firm, he was member of the corporate and litigation department of the Benelux law firm NautaDutilh since the start of its Brussels office in September 1994.
Apart from his litigation practice, Thierry has substantive experience in international and domestic contracts, corporate transactions and special tailor made projects.
He advised on and actively participated to the reorganisation of a major insurance company and of its portfolio in Luxemburg (Tak 21 & Tak 23 products).
He was in charge of the legal management of the implementation of the MiFID regulation within FORTIS GROUP (18 jurisdictions), and recently managed the implementation of the UCITS IV regulation within KBC Asset Management N.V./S.A..
Thierry was born in Ghent on April 7, 1965, and graduated from the universities of Antwerp and Leuven (KU Leuven) in 1988.