Matthias Vangenechten is a member of White & Case’s EU law practice in Brussels and advises clients on a broad range of EU trade law matters, with a particular focus on economic sanctions, export controls and other regulatory issues.
He provides clients with day-to-day transactional advice and regularly assists them in the development and implementation of effective compliance programmes. His experience covers a wide variety of industries, including aviation, consumer products, infrastructure, financial services, maritime and shipping, and oil and gas.
Prior to joining White & Case, Matthias worked for more than five years in the Brussels office of another international law firm, where he gained substantial experience in EU trade law. He has also worked as an international consultant for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Ethiopia.
Matthias holds a master of law degree from the Catholic University of Leuven. During his master’s degree programme, he was part of an international exchange programme at the National University of Singapore. Matthias also obtained an advanced master in international relations and diplomacy from Antwerp University.