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Rogier Raas

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Asset Finance and Structured Finance, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Insurance, Project Finance and PFI.


Rogier specialises in banking and securities laws, and advises on a broad range of finance transactions such as syndicated lending, project and structured finance, bond issues and securitisations. In addition, Rogier acts as counsel to financial institutions in connection with licence applications, filings and other regulatory and compliance matters.


Investment funds

Within: Investment funds

With excellent transactional and regulatory capabilities, Stibbe’s department counts HgCapital, Baillie Gifford and Pimco among its recent client wins. Paul Quist, Rogier Raas and Jeroen Smits are advising Blackstone on the structuring of its investment funds, and on AIFMD matters. Michael Molenaars and senior associate Suzanne Kröner-Rosmalen are also recommended.

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Netherlands: Banking and finance

Asset finance and structured finance

Within: Asset finance and structured finance

Stibbe’s practice handles securities, structured finance and asset finance transactions for corporate clients and financial institutions, often with an international element. Headed by Jaap Willeumier, the practice includes Rogier Raas, who regularly assists financial institutions with regulatory and compliance matters.

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Financial services regulatory

Within: Leading individuals

Rogier Raas - Stibbe

Within: Financial services regulatory

Known for its ‘industry expertise’, Stibbe’s group often works closely with the firm’s Brussels office to handle Benelux-related regulatory and compliance work, and has been increasingly busy in fintech matters. ‘Proactive’ group head Rogier Raas is representing ING in all cases arising from allegations of misselling interest rate swaps to SMEs. The team includes of counsel Steven Hijink.

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Netherlands: Industry focus


Within: IT

Judica Krikke leads the team at Stibbe, which counts IT contracting, data protection and dispute resolution as its key pillars. Krikke advised the Dutch state on its contracts with suppliers such as Oracle, and on its use of cloud services. Rogier Raas is a fintech expert.

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  • New Late Payments Directive

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  • Amendment of the Collective Redundancy Notification Act

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    - AKD

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    - AKD
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  • Leasing of commercial premises in the Netherlands

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