Rogier Raas

I am Rogier Raas
Compliance and Sanctions specialist
Financial Institutions specialist

Rogier Raas

As each case and client is unique, Rogier creates a different approach to each issue ensuring his solutions are both highly tailored and effective.

Rogier acts as counsel to financial institutions in connection with a broad range of regulatory and compliance matters. In addition, he represents listed companies, financial institutions and institutional investors on the negotiation, documentation and settlement of securities transactions and investment management mandates.

He also represents financial institutions in connection with internal or external investigations, or enforcement action taken by the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten) or the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank).

Rogier graduated from the University of Leiden in 1998 and subsequently achieved a PhD in intellectual property law (2000) from the same university. In 2004, Rogier was seconded to the New York office of a leading US law firm.

In 2006, he was appointed as part time professor in Netherlands and European banking and securities law at University of Leiden.

  • Languages: Dutch, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2000
  • Partner since: 2007

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11.04.2018 NL law
Court of Appeal: Deed of pledge does not cover all present receivables

Short Reads - 's-Hertogenbosch Court of Appeal denies pledgee's claim that all present and future receivables of the pledgor were pledged to it by a deed of pledge dated 20 January 2014 and ruled that the receivables listed in the schedule attached to the deed of pledge were leading to establish on which receivables a right of pledge was created.

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04.08.2017 NL law
Proposals to amend EMIR – what does this mean for corporates?

Short Reads - On 4 May 2017 and 13 June 2017, the European Commission published two proposals to amend the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). After almost five years since EMIR entered into force, these proposals aim to lower the costs of compliance for market participants without compromising the objective of reducing systemic risks in the OTC derivatives market. The May 2017 proposal aims to reduce the regulatory burdens for corporates. The June 2017 proposal introduces a more pan-European approach to supervision of EU CCPs and ensures further supervisory convergence.

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04.08.2017 NL law
Update on the implementation of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Short Reads - The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (EU/2015/849) should have been implemented in the Netherlands before 26 June 2017. This deadline has not been met. The Dutch legislator indicated that the final text of the legislative proposal is expected after the summer of 2017. Meanwhile, there have been several developments on a European and national level with respect to anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing.

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18.01.2018 NL law
Raad van State behandelt wetsvoorstel identificatie houders aandelen aan toonder

Short Reads - De Raad van State buigt zich momenteel over het wetsvoorstel identificatie houders aandelen aan toonder. Een voorontwerp van de wet identificatie houders aandelen aan toonder is eerder dit jaar geconsulteerd. De wetswijziging beoogt belastingontduiking, witwassen en de financiering van terrorisme tegen te gaan door identificatie van alle houders van aandelen aan toonder. 

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02.08.2017 NL law
Supreme Court: Fraudulent conveyance; knowledge of prejudice

Short Reads - In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court ruled that both the debtor and any counterparty performing the legal act have knowledge of prejudice to creditors if, at the time of performing the legal act, the bankruptcy of the debtor and a shortfall in the bankruptcy estate is foreseeable. This judgment confirms the Supreme Court's decision of 22 December 2009 (ECLI:NL:HR:2009:BI8493).

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