Financial Markets & Regulation

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Financial Services Industry experts

... advising financial firms on complex matters driven or affected by the supervision and regulation of the financial services industry. We:

  • assist large national and international groups of banks, insurance companies, investment firms and other financial firms involved in complex M&A and capital markets transactions;
  • advise on securities offering rules, the listing and trading of financial instruments, market abuse issues, and financial market infrastructures as experts in market regulation; and
  • provide expertise for financial firms on all elements of licensing; governance and the structure of business operations; the structuring of financial services and products; regulatory capital issues and compliance with other rules of prudential supervision; and recovery and resolution.

Our experts are actively involved in legislative processes and, as lecturers and speakers, also contribute to the academic development of the supervision and regulation of the wider financial services industry.

Our AML practice group provide specialist advice on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) legislation, the implementation of AML in policies and agreements and on dealings with regulators.

Recent Matters

2 May 2022

Achmea acquires ABN AMRO premium pension institution ("PPI")

De Brauw has advised Achmea on its takeover of ABN AMRO Pensioeninstelling NV. This transaction gives Achmea an entrance into the Premium Pension Institution (PPI) market and enables the business to respond to the opportunities offered by the Pension Agreement.
6 January 2022

De Brauw advises LeasePlan on its combination with ALD

De Brauw advises LeasePlan on its combination with ALDDe Brauw is advising LeasePlan on the acquisition by ALD S.A. of 100% of the shares in LeasePlan from a consortium led by TDR Capital for a cash and shares consideration of EUR 4.9 billion. After closing, which is expected by March 2023, the consortium will hold 30.75% of the ALD shares and Société Générale will hold 53% of the ALD shares.The contemplated combination of ALD and LeasePlan is expected to be highly synergetic and create an opportunity to cross-leverage the two companies’ complementary capabilities. As a leading global player in mobility worldwide, the combined business would be able to benefit from a fast-growing market driven by strong underlying megatrends, including the shift from ownership to usership, the data-driven digital transformation of the mobility industry, and the transition towards zero-emission and sustainable mobility.The De Brauw team is led by Corporate M&A partner Pete Lawley and Financial Markets Regulation partner Mariken van Loopik.
6 December 2021

CSC and Intertrust agree on all-cash EUR 1.8 billion public offer for Intertrust

INTERTRUST AND CSC AGREE ON RECOMMENDED ALL-CASH OFFER OF EUR 20.00 PER SHARE

With a good knowledge base, the team is composed such that on any subject service can be delivered instantly. Integration of law, regulation, network and governance is a strength.

Legal 500, 2021

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