Ivan Peeters

Ivan Peeters

Partner, PwC Legal BV/SRL

Ivan Peeters has established a solid reputation in the area of financial transactions and financial regulations. As a partner, he has developed a banking & finance practice at two other leading firms, accruing wide experience in a highly varied range of financial transactions and the associated regulatory framework.  His work as in-house counsel at one of the largest Belgian banks gives this experience an extra dimension. He provides services to financial institutions (creditors), investors, borrowers and government authorities in relation to their financing needs or their service provision regarding third parties.

He has contributed considerably to the development of relevant Belgian legislation (including in relation to covered bonds, collateral and securities). A particular focus is more complex financial transactions, structured financing (securitisation, asset-based financing), capital markets and legislation relating to financial instruments in general (structuring, trading, clearing & settlement). During the financial crisis he was involved in the rescue operations for various banks.

Ivan has been acknowledged by the most renowned directories, including Chambers where he is ranked Band 1 in the Banking & Finance category and Band 2 in the Banking & Finance Regulatory category, Who’s Who Legal where he is listed as Expert in the Who's Who Legal Capital Markets, Who's Who legal Banking Finance and in the Who's Who Legal Thought Leaders, Best Lawyers where he is listed in the 2018 edition recently released in the Banking & Finance category for Belgium, in the Financial Institutions category, and in the Structured Finance Law category, IFLR 1000 in the Banking, Capital Markets, Financial Services Regulatory and Restructuring & Insolvency practice areas with the rating of Market Leader.

Professional background

2018 – present

Partner at PwC Legal - Member of the Brussels Bar

2007 – 2018

Partner at Stibbe

1992 – 2007

Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

1986 – 1992

In-house Counsel, KBC Bank




  • Banking & Finance
  • Financial Regulation