Alexander Snyers

Alexander Snyers


Vennusstraat 23
2000 Antwerpen, BEL

Alexander Snyers is a research assistant at the University of Antwerp. After obtaining his Master of Law degree in 2014, Alexander worked at a Belgian boutique corporate, tax and private client law firm, assisting businesses, private equity funds, high-net-worth individuals and families on all aspects of corporate life. After spending a little over three years in practice, he started as a research assistant on company and financial law at the University of Antwerp in October 2017. He is writing his PhD on the “de facto director”. Alexander regularly teaches classes on Belgian company law. 

Alexander Snyers authored a number of national and international publications in legal reviews and books within the broad domain of company and financial law. He has carried out extensive research on “token offerings” and regularly speaks at national and international conferences. In 2018 he co-authored, together with Prof. dr. Robby Houben, a study for the TAX3 committee of the European Parliament on cryptocurrencies and blockchain, their legal context and their implications for financial crime, money laundering and tax evasion. In 2020 he joined forces with Prof. dr. Robby Houben again, to write a study on crypto-assets for the ECON committee of the European Parliament. This study was given the title “Crypto-assets – Key developments, regulatory concerns and responses”.      

Alexander Snyers is a member of the editorial staff of the Corporate, Economic and Financial Law Volume of the Larcier Law Books, published by Larcier Legal.