Roderik Vrolijk

Roderik Vrolijk

Advising financial institutions active both nationally and internationally, Roderik provides advice in respect of securities law and financial supervision, with a focus on Payments and FinTech (payments, cards, consumer credit, e-money, lending etc). He advises Dutch and foreign FinTech companies and investors on various regulatory and commercial matters.

Roderik also advises Dutch and foreign companies on the Dutch licence and notification requirements, and assists companies in their licence or notification processes and dealings with the Dutch financial regulators.

His expertise is built on experience in Stibbe’s banking and capital markets practice in Amsterdam, where he acted on a large number of significant financing transactions, IPOs and M&A transactions in the financial services industry.

Roderik has a Master of Laws from Utrecht University (2008, cum laude). He also attended the Stibbe MBA Highlights Programme (2015).

He has undertaken two secondments, the first was to Stibbe Dubai in 2012, and the second was to an international bank in corporate lending (2014).

In addition, Roderik is a member of the Dutch Association for Securities Law and is a member of the editorial board of the Dutch Financial Law Review. Roderik regularly writes articles on developments in Dutch banking and securities legislation.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, Spanish
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2009
  • Partner since: 2022

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