Mr Frans van der Eerden > NautaDutilh > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile


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Banking & Finance



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Dutch Caribbean > Leading firms

NautaDutilh‘s Amsterdam office is now the main base for Dutch Caribbean advice provided by the firm, with practitioners in the firm’s New York office no longer focusing on Dutch Caribbean law. The firm is a go-to name for its roster of high-profile clients, with global financial institutions and multinational corporates instructing the team on a range of cross-border mandates. Barbara Rumora-Scheltema is the key contact for dispute resolution and restructuring mandates, while Frans van der Eerden leads on financial regulatory issues. Other names contributing to the firm’s Dutch Caribbean expertise include Freerk Vermeulen, who heads up the Supreme Court litigation practice; of counsel Pim Rank, who focuses on derivatives and repo lending matters; and financial litigator Allart Haasjes.

Netherlands > Fintech

NautaDutilh regularly advises existing financial institutions including several key Dutch banks, large tech companies, fintech start-ups and challengers on regulatory compliance as well as market entry concerning new products, online platforms including e-payment systems, online distributions and alternative business models. The practice is led by Larissa Silverentand, who has a focus on fintech investment, payments and lending; Jasha Sprecher, who is experienced in advising on payment services, e-money, securities trading and investments; and Frans van der Eerden, who specialises in capital requirements for financial institutions, assisting payment institutions with licence applications. Joris Willems is a key contact for Dutch banks and has strong experience in the TMT sector.

Netherlands > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Frans van der EerdenNautaDutilh

NautaDutilh‘s team has a core focus on investment management, advising on fund formation, cross-border structuring, listings and asset pooling elements, with specific experience in real estate, mortgage and sustainable impact funds and AIFMDs. The firm is also notable for providing strong regulatory support to clients, particularly regarding SFDR and taxonomy, as well as on regulations and directives in the investment fund space. The multi-disciplinary practice is led by Larissa Silverentand, who specialises in providing regulatory advice relating to funds; Frans van der Eerden, who focuses on regulatory aspects as well as AIFMD and structuring matters; and Jasha Sprecher, who is experienced in regulatory matters and funds distribution issues.

Netherlands > Banking and finance: Financial services regulatory

(Leading individuals)

Frans van der EerdenNautaDutilh

NautaDutilh‘s practice is noted for its breadth and depth of financial expertise on a standalone basis, but it also plays a key role supporting the firm’s M&A and capital markets work in the financial sector. Headed by Larissa Silverentand, Frans Van Der Eerden and Jasha Sprecher, the group is a first port of call for major domestic and international financial institutions, fund managers, insurance companies and payment service providers, as well as a number of new players on the Dutch market. In a notable highlight, Silverentand advised Blackstone as lead investor in Mollie, one of the fastest growing and most valuable payment service providers globally, in a deal worth $800m. Elsewhere, the firm is frequently involved in drafting new legislation, advising on issues that arise from its implementation and any other major changes in the market. Counsel Roel Theissen, who arrived in April 2023 from Houthoff, is experienced in prudential regulation and governance matters. Sven Uiterwijk is also noted.