Financial Institutions

We have been supporting the needs of financial institutions for many years by providing them with expert advice and assistance.

Our cross-practice team has in-depth knowledge of the financial services industry, covering all aspects of legal advice for financial institutions. Our specialists understand the nuances of the financial services industry and its competitive environment.

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Reporting for non-EU AIFMs as of Q1 2023

Effective from Q1 2023, the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (the “AFM”) indicated that it will require AIFMs who have notified AIFs for marketing under Article 36/Article 42 AIFMD to submit Periodic Reports.

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Legislative proposal to introduce a temporary solidarity charge for oil and gas companies in 2022

A new legislative proposal was recently announced with the aim of imposing a temporary solidarity charge on companies that (in short) are active in the oil and gas industry.

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Developments in Sustainable Finance: the role of the Sustainability Coordinator

The rise of sustainability-linked loans in the syndicated loan markets draws the attention to the role of the Sustainability Coordinator, which plays a key role in loan transactions.

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Stibbe advises Vereniging Aegon on the combination of Aegon’s Dutch operations with a.s.r.

Stibbe advises Vereniging Aegon on the combination of Aegon’s Dutch operations with a.s.r. The combination creates a leader in the Dutch pension, life, and non-life insurance markets.

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We are greatly familiar with the regulatory environment in which our clients operate. Matters we act on include mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, asset management, securitisations, conduct of business issues, governance, regulatory capital, and sustainable finance. We provide strategic advice on ongoing compliance with financial regulation. We also provide support in disputes with regulators or enforcement action taken by them. 

The reach of our Financial Institutions Group is truly global, with cross-border matters being coordinated seamlessly between our Benelux offices and our offices in London, and in close cooperation with leading firms in other jurisdictions.

We guide a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from commercial and investment banks to securities firms, insurance companies, fund managers and payment services providers, creating tailor-made solutions to their specific needs.

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