Pierre Berger is a corporate, financial services and insurance partner in the Firm’s Belgian offices with over 20 years' experience advising multinationals on all aspects of corporate, banking, funds, financial services and insurance law. Complex regulatory issues, regulatory driven strategic projects, global scaling of businesses and products, fund structuring, transactions & restructurings, regulatory enforcement, financial services and insurance litigation, as well as Brexit and FinTech related assignments are his core area of practice.

Pierre is the trusted advisor of international banking and insurance groups, as well as global FinTech players and technology companies entering the financial services space. He has a particular interest in the digitization of the financial services space, as well as the crypto and blockchain industry. Pierre heads the Firms Belgium financial services & insurance sector group. He is also heading the Firm’s global financial services (general) client group and is co-leading the Firm’s global financial services regulatory and global insurance regulatory product group.

Pierre regularly speaks and writes on corporate, financial services and insurance topics. He is a guest lecturer at Belgian universities. Pierre has been awarded with the Client Choice Award 2017 and 2018 for Banking in Belgium. He is also ranked as a leading individual by Legal 500, and highly regarded by Chambers and IFLR for EU regulatory financial services, FinTech, insurance and private equity. Who 's Who Legal mentions him as a global FinTech expert. DLA Piper recently won the Trends Legal Award for best law firm in banking, finance and insurance.

Pierre has a Law degree from University of Antwerp and KU Leuven and a Licentiate degree in Business Sciences from Lessius Hogeschool. He studied abroad in Amiens (France), Champaign (USA) and Berlin (Germany).