Marnix Somsen specialises in regulatory and criminal enforcement. He represents corporations and financial institutions subject to investigation and enforcement proceedings. His experience spans both the US, Europe, Africa and Asia. Recent work includes representing publicly listed companies in enforcement actions brought by the SEC, the FED, OFAC, BIS, the DoJ, the CFTC, the FCA, the SFO, BaFin, the AMF, the HKMA, the MAS, the JFSA, DNB, the OM and the AFM on a variety of regulatory and criminal charges.
Marnix typically handles cross-border enforcement matters and internal investigations for EU companies involving one or more US or other foreign regulators, drawing upon the resources of our international Best Friends network. Over the past few years, issues have included:
Marnix’s work includes international coordination among local law firms, reputational damage mitigation, remedial & disciplinary measures, press relations, market disclosures and managing voluntary self-disclosures. Currently the co-chair of the IBA Anti-Corruption Committee for the Netherlands, Marnix has recently co-edited Onderneming en Sanctierecht, a Nijmegen University textbook on regulatory and criminal enforcement. Formerly an editor in chief of Tijdschrift voor Sanctierecht & Compliance, the Dutch enforcement & compliance law review, Marnix now serves on its Board of Advisors.
Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 1996
Dutch, German, English, French
University of Amsterdam
Harvard Law School
Columbia Law School
Co-chair of the IBA Anti-Corruption Committee for the Netherlands
Co-edited Onderneming en Sanctierecht, a Nijmegen University textbook on regulatory and criminal enforcement
Former editor in chief of Tijdschrift voor Sanctierecht & Compliance, the Dutch enforcement & compliance law review, Marnix now serves on its Board of Advisors
23 June 2021
14 June 2021
16 March 2021
13 January 2021
16 November 2020