5-6 FEBRUARY 2015


Ivan Verougstraete

Honorary President of the Supreme court of Belgium

Occupational field
Mediator (accredited mediator), Arbitrator, Legal teaching, Consultant for the government
Work experience

until 2010 Supreme court of Belgium (president)
1981 – 1989 Court of appeal Brussels
1972 – 1981 District court of Brussels
1969 – 1972 Référendaire at the Court of Justice of the EC
1965 – 1969 Member of the bar

Teaching at the Universities of Antwerp, Leuven, Georgetown, Kinshasa

-Author of books on insolvency
-Author of around 300 articles on European law, procedure, ADR, economic law, insolvency, securities, contracts, African law, public law

Education and training

1964Law (master) univ. Leuven
1967MCL Columbia University

Principal subjects/occupational skills covered
Civil procedure and comparative law; economic law; adr; European law, African law

-Grand cordon de l’ordre de Léopold II, Grand officier de l’ordre de Léopold
-Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje Nassau
-Grand officier de l’Ordre grand-ducal de la Couronne de Chêne