MODO 2011
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January

The association MODO Advocaten / Avocats was created by D. Deneuter and R. Feltkamp. Main aim is to group lawyers that combine renowned legal expertise and thorough understanding of creative and regulatory industries and to provide sector focused legal services in a spirit of efficiency, pragmatism and problem solving. The organizational structure enables personalized and close client relations as well as cost optimisation.

MODO makes its entry into its new offices located in the north of Brussels, E. Tollenaerestraat 56-76, b23, 1020 Brussels. Easily accessible by public transportation and by car, these offices also provide an inspiring working environment for MODO lawyers.

Y. T’Jampens joins MODO as senior associate.

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18 February

R. Feltkamp lectures on autonomy of will and energy law, at an academic conference organized by the research unit Business & Contracts (BuCo) of the Free University of Brussels. The lecture is published in Wilsautonomie, contractvrijheid en ondernemingscontracten Welke toekomst beschoren? Autonomie de la volonté, liberté contractuelle et contrats d’entreprise Quel avenir?, R. Feltkamp en F. Vanbossele (ed.) Antwerp, Intersentia, 2011.

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17 March

R. Feltkamp speaks on contracts with consumers: unlawful clauses, e-commerce, consumer sales in the cycle of lectures organised by the research unit Business & Contracts (BuCo) of the Free University of Brussels. The presentation is published in Ondernemingscontracten stap voor stap, R. Feltkamp, E. Janssens en J. Lemmens (ed.), Brussel, Larcier, 2011.

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11 April

D. Deneuter lectures on management of digital rights in a seminar organized by Kunstenloket on digital rights. See presentation

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12 May

R. Feltkamp speaks on amicable settlement of disputes in the cycle of lectures organised by the research unit Business & Contracts (BuCo) of the Free University of Brussels. The presentation is published in Ondernemingscontracten stap voor stap, R. Feltkamp, E. Janssens en J. Lemmens (ed.), Brussel, Larcier, 2011.

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18 May

D. Deneuter lectures on management of digital rights in a seminar organized by Kunstenloket on digital rights. See presentation

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30 May

D. Deneuter lectures on management of digital rights in a seminar organized by Kunstenloket on digital rights. See presentation

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May

An interview with R. FELTKAMP is published in Forward Magazine VBO, in the context of an article on “Contractual freedom: choosing or sharing

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21 June

D. Deneuter lectures on contract negotiation in the Summer School “Zakelijke leider in de culterele sector” organized by BAM (Instituut voor beeldende, audiovisuele en mediakunst)

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13 October

R. Feltkamp speaks on contracts, contract conclusion and contract negotiation in the cycle of lectures organised by the research unit Business & Contracts (BuCo) of the Free University of Brussels. The presentation is published in Ondernemingscontracten stap voor stap, R. Feltkamp, E. Janssens en J. Lemmens (ed.), Brussel, Larcier, 2011.

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November

E. Wellekens joins MODO as junior associate.

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8 November

D. Deneuter gives a workshop on contract negotiation for artists at the Kunstenloket. See presentation

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19 November

D. Deneuter participates to the day of the musician organized by the Ancien Belgique.

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Jan-Dec

R. Feltkamp animates the different lectures of the lecture cycle Business Contracts - step by step, organized by the research unit Business & Contracts (BuCo) of the Free University of Brussels.

Various articles were prepared/published in the course of 2011:

  • “Actuality in brief” section banking and finance law, Review of Belgian Business Law (TBH), (recurring publication).


  • R. Feltkamp en Y. T’Jampens, “Contracten tot verhandeling van elektriciteit. Hoe autonoom is de partijwil?”, in Wilsautonomie, contractvrijheid en ondernemingscontracten Welke toekomst beschoren? Autonomie de la volonté, liberté contractuelle et contrats d’entreprise, quel avenir?, Antwerpen, Intersentia, 2011, p. 335-429.


  • J. Devos en R. Feltkamp, “Conventionele bedingen inzake geschillenbeslechting”, Ondernemingscontracten stap voor stap, Brussel, Larcier, 2011, p. 589-654.


  • R. Feltkamp en F. Vanbossele, “Contracteren met de consument, e-commerce, consumentenkoop en onrechtmatige bedingen”, in Ondernemingscontracten stap voor stap, Brussel, Larcier, 2011, p. 385-433.


  • R. Feltkamp, “Contract, contractsluiting, voorbesprekingen en onderhandelingen – enkele basisnoties”, Ondernemingscontracten stap voor stap, Brussel, Larcier, 2011, p. 25-61.


  • R. Feltkamp, Voorwoord, in Les services de paiements – De betalingsdiensten, Cahiers AEDBF / EVBFR, Limal, Anthemis, 2011, p. 7-9.

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8 September

D. Deneuter lectures on certain legal implication of e-marketing organized by Creative Class.