Finnius rises in the Legal 500 EMEA 2019 guide.

Following the recommendations published in the Chambers FinTech 2019 guide and the Chambers Europe guide 2019, Finnius has again been recommended in the Legal 500 Europe guide within the Banking & Finance: Regulatory practice area. Finnius has risen a Tier in the Legal 500 ranking compared to last year.

Legal 500 writes that: “Finnius’ team has core strengths advising on EU regulatory issues and enforcement matters. Bart Bierman is advising the new Dutch merger bank InsingerGilissen on its implementation of MiFIDII. Casper Riekerk frequently works with Interchange. Senior associate Maurice van Oosten and associate Eleonore Sijmons were new arrivals in 2018 from AKD and the Dutch Central Bank, respectively. Pien Kerckhaert was promoted to counsel.”

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Legal 500 has also praised Finnius in the Investment Funds category, and writes that: “Finnius’ team provides advice that is ‘quick, to the point and cost effective’. Group head Rosemarijn Labeur, who has ‘in-depth knowledge of AIFMD, MIFID II and UCITS’, assisted Momentum Capital and Hanzevast Capital with a variety of regulatory matters. Senior associate Maurice Van Oosten was a new arrival from AKD. Senior associate Tim de Wit is also noted.”

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