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FG Lawyers

FinTech 2023
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Provided by FG Lawyers
FinTech

Firm Details:
Number of employees: 5
Languages:Dutch, English

Firm Overview:
FG Lawyers is one of the only Dutch boutique firms offering the combined specialized knowledge and expertise in the fields of financial regulatory law, financial integrity law, governance and compliance advisory services, corporate structuring and M&A transactions.

FG Lawyers is a premium brand, the niche firm that operates at the intersection of financial supervisory law and corporate law. With a clear focus on innovation within the financial sector.

The firm values are:
-quality is a given
-client central
-expertise
-approachable, personal contact
-no-nonsense mentality
-critically thinking along
-fast pace but with the human touch
-practical advice
-fee is in proportion to the added value

The firm's FinReg team successfully assists their clients in obtaining the appropriate regulatory approvals, licenses or other forms of authorisations from the Dutch financial regulators. FG Lawyers Corporate team is very happy to be able to assist FinTechs (or their (new) shareholders/bidders) in takeovers, mergers, acquisitions, divestments and alike corporate transactions. This is where the two pillars of FG Lawyers come together.

Main Areas of Practice:
Regulatory Practice:
FG Lawyers offers in-depth knowledge about financial regulatory matters relating to the Dutch market. The firm has advised and assisted numerous financial enterprises as well as fintech companies in qualifying their contemplated business, products or services (including payment solutions, tokenisation and other blockchain based applications) under the existing regulatory framework.

FG Lawyers actively contributes to the creation of a proportionate regulatory framework for alternative financing platforms and fintech companies by responding to national and EU legislative consultations in this field.

Key disclosable clients last year: DELA, Ebury, LiteBit, ZIB Investments, NPEX, Nova-X, Oney Bank, VGZ
Contact: Anne Hakvoort / Joost van Hunnik
Tel: 0031(0)207603137 / 0031)0)207603136
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

Corporate Practice:
FG Lawyers has extensive experience with corporate law structuring of investments, joint ventures and comparable forms of cooperation as well as with assisting with mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, share transactions and asset / liability transactions.

Key disclosable clients last year: Priva, Biosana, DELA, HAVI logistics, Subsea
Contact: Jan Paul Franx / Eduard Fasseur
Tel: 0031(0)207603132 / 0031(0)207603134
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

Recent Highlights & Awards:
■ Firm ranking in band 4 FinTech Rankings Chambers 2020-2022
■ Ranking Anne Hakvoort in band 2 FinTech Rankings Chambers 2020-2022
■ Ranking Anne Hakvoort in band 3 FinTech Rankings Chambers 2019

Contacts:
General:
0031(0)207603131
Email: [email protected]

Ranked Offices

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Netherlands - Head office

FG Lawyers rankings

FinTech Guide 2023
Netherlands
FinTech Legal
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
FinTech Legal
4
FinTech Legal
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Anne Hakvoort
2
Anne Hakvoort
2
Band 2