We are Stibbe Financial Institutions specialists

We assist a broad spectrum of clients from investment banks to securities firms, creating tailor-made solutions specifically for their needs.

Financial Institutions

For years we have supported the needs of many financial institutions, most recently during the banking crisis providing expert advice.

On the menu to the right you will find a list of specialisms we provide commercial banks, investment banks, insurance companies, securities firms, fund managers and payment services providers. 

Our cross-practice team holds an in-depth knowledge of the financial services industry covering all aspects of legal advice for financial institutions. We are intimately familiar with the regulatory environment in which our clients operate.  

Non-contentious matters we act upon include M&A, joint ventures, restructurings, asset management, securitisations, conduct of business issues and regulatory capital. 

The breadth of our financial institution group is truly global, with cross-border matters being coordinated seamlessly between our offices throughout the world and in close cooperation with leading firms in other jurisdictions.

Subscribe to newsletter

Experience

Market recognition

"The team's main strengths are its availability and attention to detail."

Chambers Europe 2016, Banking and Finance chapter

With its commitment to offering clients the very best legal service, it is no surprise that Stibbe is repeatedly nominated as the top law firm in Belgium.

Who's Who Legal 2013

Other specialists

Related news

09.03.2017 BE law
FSMA (finally) publishes standardized private placement notification forms

Articles - On 1 March, the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (“FSMA”) published two communications on the marketing, and notification (also referred to as “registration”) thereof, of units or shares in alternative investment funds (“AIFs”) by alternative investment fund managers (“AIFMs”) under Articles 32, 36 and 42 Directive 2011/61/EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFMD”).

Read more

07.12.2016 NL law
Ringfencing van banken: huwelijkse voorwaarden of echtscheiding?

Articles - Het steeds verder uitgebreide dienstenpakket van consumentenbanken en zakenbanken wordt wel aangemerkt als een oorzaak van de financiële crisis. Is de financiële sector gebaat bij een scheiding tussen consumentenbankieren en zakenbankieren (‘ringfencing’)? Roderik Vrolijk en Rogier Raas bespreken of de Nederlandse wetgeving thans in enige vorm van ringfencing voorziet, en of zij in een verdere mate van ringfencing zou moeten voorzien.

Read more

24.10.2016 NL law
Inperking geldelijke en niet-geldelijke beloningen verkoopmedewerkers retailbanken

Short Reads - Op 28 september 2016 heeft de Europese Banken Autoriteit (EBA) richtsnoeren gepubliceerd die eisen stellen aan de beloning van verkoopmedewerkers en hun leidinggevenden voor het aanbieden en verkopen van bancaire producten aan consumenten. Het gaat om producten hypotheken, persoonlijke leningen, deposito's, betaalrekeningen, betaaldiensten en elektronisch geld.

Read more

22.09.2016 NL law
Tax alert: Dutch Government presents the 2017 budget

Trends - On 20 September 2016, the Dutch government presented the 2017 Budget. As part thereof legislative proposals were submitted to Dutch Parliament on the amendment of certain tax laws in the Netherlands. Below, we will summarize some of the rules which are relevant for internationally oriented corporate taxpayers, that will apply as from 1 January 2017. Please note that the summary is based on the current version of the legislative proposal which is still subject to parliamentary approval.

Read more

24.10.2016 NL law
License wrongly rejected by the AFM

Short Reads - In a recent decision, the Dutch appellate court in financial supervision matters ruled that the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets wrongfully rejected a license applied for by a Dutch investment firm. 

Read more

20.09.2016 NL law
Gezamenlijke draagkracht: financiële situatie moederonderneming mag worden betrokken bij bepalen financiële draagkracht beboete dochteronderneming

Short Reads - Uit een voor de boetepraktijk belangrijke uitspraak van de Afdeling bestuursrechtspraak van de Raad van State volgt dat de financiële situatie van een moederonderneming betrokken kan worden bij de bepaling van de draagkracht van haar dochteronderneming die is beboet. Daarvoor is wel vereist dat de moeder en dochter feitelijk als één entiteit zijn te beschouwen.

Read more

Our website uses cookies: third party analytics cookies to best adapt our website to your needs & cookies to enable social media functionalities. For more information on the use of cookies, please check our Privacy and Cookie Policy. Please note that you can change your cookie opt-ins at any time via your browser settings.

Privacy and Cookie Policy