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Rosemarijn Labeur


Rosemarijn has extensive experience in the field of Dutch financial regulatory law, with particular emphasis on the regulation of investment funds (AIFMD and UCITS) and investment services such as investment advice (MiFID II). She also specializes in regulation of financial services such as granting consumer credit (CCD and MCD) and insurance intermediary services (IDD).  Furthermore, Rosemarijn is intensively involved with specific developments in supervisory regulations, such as sustainability rules (SFDR) and commission rules in the financial field. Rosemarijn is a committed lawyer with a pragmatic approach. She works along with clients in a structured way to smoothly guide them through the complicated web of Dutch regulatory law.

Rosemarijn is recognized and recommended as an expert in the field of financial regulatory law:

Chambers Europe 2019 writes about Rosemarijn in the catogory Investment Funds, “Valued for her clear communication and responsiveness,” Labeur is described by clients as “a very effective lawyer who understands the commercial needs of a client and balances this perfectly with the regulatory limitations.”

Chambers 2020 has also included her as a recommended attorney in the category Banking & Finance “Rosemarijn Labeur enters the rankings this year following excellent feedback from clients, who rate her pragmatism, with one characterising her as “hands-on with exceptional expertise in financial supervision.” She advises asset managers and private equity firms on regulatory topics, including licensing issues.”


Other positions

Rosemarijn is one of the teachers of the Grotius specialisation course ‘Securities Law’. She is part of the editorial office of a Dutch professional journal on financial regulatory law (Tijdschrift voor Financieel Recht), in which journal she also frequently publishes on several topics. Rosemarijn is also a fellow of the Institute for Financial Law of the University of Nijmegen. Rosemarijn also regularly lectures on regulatory topics, such as the AIFMD and MiFID.

Prior and present work experience

  • Finnius, October 2014- present
  • NautaDutilh, 2005-2014 (including 1,5 year from the New York office)
  • Advising on the scope of the AIFMD, UCITS and MiFID II: does a market party need to register with the Dutch Authority on the Financial Markets (AFM)?;
  • Advising on AIFMD-compliance: what are the prospectus and reporting requirements for non-EEA fund managers?;
  • Assisting market parties with filing their license application under the Dutch Financial Supervision Act;
  • Advising on various types of alternative financing, such as crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending;
  • Advising on the applicable regulatory laws for impact investing.

Rosemarijn Labeur has registered Financial Law as her principal legal practice area in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister).

Based on this registration, Rosemarijn is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in this registered legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

“Clients attest to her attentiveness, one presenting her as "extremely knowledgeable, responsive and time-efficient ”

— Chambers 2020