Nathalie Colin

Partner, Brussels

Biography

Overview

Nathalie Colin has been a commercial litigator since 1994, with extensive experience of cross-border and domestic litigation in both the banking and corporate sectors. She has comprehensive experience in national and international complex arbitration, contract law, law of obligations and torts, commercial and construction law.

Her practice encompasses both judicial proceedings before courts and arbitration proceedings under the aegis of the ICC or CEPANI.

Nathalie Colin is a member of the Belgian arbitration and mediation center CEPANI, an independent facility composed of business leaders, academics, corporate legal experts and lawyers.

Nathalie also specializes in white collar crime and regulatory investigations. She has represented large financial and corporate institutions in high-profile white collar and corporate litigation, including securities litigation. She has also advised on high-profile criminal and regulatory cases for banks, financial institutions and large auditing firms.

Other areas of expertise include procedures before the Supreme Court of Belgium and environmental law.

Bars and Courts
Brussels Bar
Education
Special Master in European Law
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Erasmus study
Queen's University, Belfast
Degree in Law
Université Catholique de Louvain
Languages
French
English
Dutch

Experience

Speaking Engagements

"Fight against money laundering", Brexit process of the IFE conference on Anti-money Laundering and Compliance, 20 May 2019, Brussels

"Seminar on oral advocacy - How to effectively and efficiently present oral arguments in front of an arbitral tribunal", Opening session of the Brussels' Vis Pre-Moot, 3 April 2019, Brussels

"The influence of AML on other legal fields - protection of confidentiality, tax law and liability", 23 October 2018: AML Symposium organized at the Brussels Bar, Brussels

"Latest regulatory developments in anti-money laundering", 5 March 2018: IFE Seminar

"Anti-money laundering, on the new Belgian law on AML", 10 October 2017: IFE annual seminar

"Tax fraud, tipping off and data retention", 22 November 2016: Creobis seminar on the new legal obligations in anti-money laundering, Brussels

"Risk Based Approach in Anti-Money Laundering", 7 June 2016: Brussels' 11th Compliance Forum

"Le de-risking au-delà du risque de blanchiment et du financement du terrorisme" ("De-risking: beyond anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing"), 1 December 2015: IFE Seminar on Anti-Money Laundering, Brussels

"Quelle évolution réglementaire en matière de lutte contre le blanchiment?" ("Regulatory developments in Anti-Money Laundering"), 9 December 2014: IFE Seminar on Anti-Money Laundering, Brussels

"L'institution du Procureur européen et la protection pénale des intérêts financiers de l’Union européenne", January 2013: organized by the European Commission Anti-Fraud Office, Milan

"Les contours de la déclaration de soupçon", December 2012: IFE Seminar on money laundering, Brussels

"Comparative study between Belgium, France and Luxemburg", April 2009, October 2009, October 2010, November 2011, November 2012, November 2013, November 2014 and December 2015: IFE seminars on money laundering

 

Publications

L'institution du procureur européen et la protection pénale des intérêts financiers de l'Union Européenne : Les avancées du droit belge, L’Istituzione del Procuratore Europeo e la Tutela Penale degli Interessi Finanziari dell’Unione Europea, G. Giappichellie Editore, 2014, (co-author with T. Bosly)