Finnius handhaaft positie in Tier 2 van de Legal 500 Europe gids

Na de aanbevelingen in Chambers FinTech 2022 en Chambers Europe 2022 is Finnius wederom aanbevolen in de meest recente editie van de gezaghebbende Legal 500 Europe gids binnen de volgende categorieën: Banking & Finance: Financial services regulatory (Tier 2) en Investment funds (Tier 3). Dit zijn dezelfde posities als vorige jaren.

Bart Bierman (Leading Individual) heeft een eervolle vermelding gekregen binnen de categorie Financial services regulatory. Daarnaast hebben onze collega’s Rosemarijn Labeur (Leading Individual) en Tim de Wit (Next Generation Partner) een eervolle vermelding gekregen binnen de categorie Investment funds. Tot slot worden onze collega’s Casper Riekerk, Guido Roth, Marijke Kuilman en Marieke Spee genoemd binnen de categorie Financial services regulatory en/of de categorie Investment funds.

Banking & Finance: Financial services regulatory

Legal 500 schrijft: ”Boutique firm Finnius, which focuses on advising clients on Dutch financial regulatory law, provides a broad cross-section of services to clients in relation to contentious and non-contentious matters. On the transactional side, its team offers support on IPOs, M&A, restructurings and fund structurings. In addition, it is seen as a first port of call for advice on a multitude of standalone regulatory issues, such as those relating to MiFID II, PSD II, IFD and SFDR. One of the key individuals at the firm is recently promoted partner Tim de Wit, whose regulatory expertise spans investment funds, consumer credit regulation, integrity-related regulation and fintech. Elsewhere, the group provides representation in regulatory investigations and litigation; Guido Roth has 20 years of experience acting for clients in investigations by the DNB and AFM. Casper Riekerk, Bart Bierman and Rosemarijn Labeur are other recommended individuals. Senior associates Marijke Kuilman and Marieke Spee recently joined the firm from the DNB and Van Campen Liem respectively.”


Daarnaast hebben onze cliënten de volgende testimonials gegeven:

Finnius distinguishes itself by always being able to provide practical advice which can easily be implemented.”

Rosemarijn Labeur is very pleasant to work with. She is attentive, has deep sector knowledge, is very good in separating main points from side points and provides very practical advice. Rosemarijn understands the dynamics of a scale up, and can always meet our challenging deadlines. 

Rosemarijn Labeur is an amazing lawyer with outstanding knowlegde of financial law. She is to the point, efficient and communicates very well.”

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Investment funds 

Legal 500 beveelt Finnius tevens aan in de categorie Investment Funds en schrijft dat: “Financial law boutique Finnius has carved out an excellent reputation for providing regulatory services to a multitude of fund clients, including private equity funds, UCITS funds, real estate funds, hedge funds and crypto funds, as well as listed and non-listed equity funds. Its team has experience of acting for clients on their dealings with the AFM or Dutch Central Bank, such as in the context of AIFMD/UCITS licence applications, regulatory investigations and related enforcement matters. In addition, clients turn to the firm for assistance with standalone regulatory issues impacting their businesses. Practice head Rosemarijn Labeur recently led the advice to Farringdon on the launch of a new alternative investment fund, which is known as the Farringdon European Opportunities Fund, and will also be available for retail investors in the Netherlands. She works with Tim de Wit, who made partner in January 2021. In addition, other key practitioners are senior associates Marijke Kuilman and Marieke Spee, who joined from the Dutch Central Bank and Van Campen Liem respectively.”


Daarnaast hebben onze cliënten de volgende testimonials gegeven:

Hands-on and very knowledgeable partner involvement. Easygoing and very responsive.

Tim – eager, hands-on, very approachable. Rosemarijn – very senior and knowledgeable.

Very good expertise in financial regulatory law, one-stop shop given its expertise in a broad range of prudential and market conduct matters. Frequent availability for calls, hands-on, down to earth, focused on pragmatic advice, diverse and inclusive team.”

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The Legal 500 Series is een onafhankelijke gids die elk jaar een gezaghebbende nieuwe lijst produceert van aanbevolen advocatenkantoren en advocaten per rechtsgebied. De lijst wordt jaarlijks opgesteld op basis van interviews met cliënt