Finnius maintains its Tier 2 ranking in Legal 500 Europe Guide

Following the recommendations published in the Chambers FinTech 2021 guide and the Chambers Europe guide 2021, Finnius has again been recommended in the most recent edition of the Legal 500 Europe Guide within the following practice area’s: Banking & Finance: Financial services regulatory (Tier 2) and Investment funds (Tier 3). This means that we have maintained our rankings in comparison to last year.

In addition, our colleagues Rosemarijn Labeur (Leading Individual) and Tim de Wit (Rising Star) have received an honorable mention in the Investment funds category. Finally, our colleagues Casper Riekerk, Guido Roth, Bart Bierman and Maurice van Oosten are mentioned in the Financial services regulatory category or in the Investment funds category.

Banking & Finance: Financial services regulatory

 Legal 500 writes that: ”Financial regulatory boutique Finnius continues to act for a wide range of both domestic and international financial institutions, for which it handles both contentious and non-contentious regulatory matters. Recent work has included license applications for foreign entrants into the Dutch market, Brexit planning, fund regulation, PSD2, and AML compliance. Key individuals in the team include Casper Riekerk, who specialises in handling potential interventions by regulators, compliance specialist Bart Bierman, and Guido Roth, who focuses on investigations and enforcement case.”


 Furthermore, our clients have given the following testimonials:

Effective advice and out-of-the-box thinking.”

 “‘Bart Bierman understands clients’ need for practical advice and combines that with in-depth knowledge about the industry and (upcoming) rules and regulations.”

 “‘Small, highly dedicated group of competent lawyers who complement each other.”

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 Investment funds

 Legal 500 has also praised Finnius in the Investment Funds category, and writes that: “Finnius is especially lauded as ‘the go-to team for all fund-related regulatory matters’. When setting up a fund, the team provides bespoke regulatory services to an array of clients from private equity, listed and non-listed equity funds and Ucits funds, to real estate, fund of funds and crypto funds. Highly respected in the industry, Rosemarijn Labeur, who heads the team, advises on the practicalities of steering businesses through an ever-changing regulatory landscape. Senior associate Tim de Wit is skilled at advising on regulation regimes such as the EuVECA and investigations by the AFM in respect of new funds and Maurice van Oosten is another key senior associate.”


 Furthermore, our clients have given the following testimonials:

Finnius is the go-to team for all fund related regulatory matters. They are hands-on, extremely knowledgeable and likeable and fun to work with.

I work with Rosemarijn and Tim. Tim is the upcoming man, eager and fully on the ball. Rosemarijn is the senior partner and well known in the market. What they have in common is that clients love them.

The team has a personal way of communicating and know which topics to raise and dare to be critical where needed. They do not only advise by the letter of the law, but focus on what the regulators expectations are and the size of the organization.”

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The Legal 500 Series is an authoritative independent legal directory and publishes a worldwide yearly guide with recommendations for firms and lawyers in multiple practice areas. The list is compiled each year on the basis of interviews with clients, corporate counsels and other lawyers.