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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