Europe Netherlands Banking & Finance: Regulatory
1De Brauw Blackstone WestbroekBanking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 1 |De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is highly regarded for its ability to handle financial services regulatory matters, including regulatory approvals and compliance issues, as well as issues around relocations. The law firm also represents a number of borrowers in a range of financing matters, with a particular recent focus on debt financing and revolving credit refinancing matters. The team additionally acts on bridge facility agreements and acquisition financing. 1NautaDutilhBanking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 1 |NautaDutilh has an outstanding reputation for financial regulatory matters, representing financial sector clients in licensing applications, as well as the launch of new products. The regulatory team also advises clients on sustainability regulations. The law firm also has a well-regarded financing practice, assisting borrowers and lenders with real estate and acquisition financing and revolving credit facilities. The firm also handles cross-border financings, often involving the USA or the Dutch Caribbean. The team has experience in financial restructuring and refinancing mandates.
2FinniusBanking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 2 |Finnius is well known for focusing on financial regulatory matters, assisting clients with both contentious and non-contentious mandates. The law firm represents clients in challenges to administrative fines, as well as acting on regulatory approval matters. The team also advises on proposed new products, in addition to assisting clients with obtaining licences. 2Loyens & LoeffBanking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 2 |Loyens & Loeff has a well-regarded practice advising clients on corporate and real estate finance matters, with notable experience acting on acquisition finance. The law firm also acts on asset-based lending mandates and credit facilities, especially the Dutch aspects of English law facilities. Team members are well known for assisting with regulatory matters, including regulatory approval. Clients additionally benefit from the firm's respected shipping finance expertise. 2StibbeBanking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 2 |Stibbe is well regarded for financial regulatory matters and project finance mandates. The firm assists clients with licensing applications and sustainable finance directives, as well as advising on fintech regulations and anti-money laundering legislation. Stibbe also frequently assists sponsors and lenders with project finance matters, including PPP and PFI projects, often involving transport or energy infrastructure.
3Allen & Overy LLPBanking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 3 |Allen & Overy boasts a market-leading financing team with notable experience in acquisition finance mandates. The law firm is highly esteemed for assisting clients with credit facilities, term loans, leveraged finance and bridge financing, and recently has been particularly active on COVID-19 liquidity matters. It is popular with both borrowers and lenders. Allen & Overy also offers a standout project finance group, advising on the financing of renewable energy projects. The team additionally assists with regulatory compliance and clearance matters in the financial sector, including licensing and market access issues, as well as supervision by the European Central Bank. 3Clifford Chance LLPBanking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 3 |Clifford Chance is one of the leading financing practices in the Netherlands, with experience acting for both borrowers and lenders. The law firm is highly regarded for handling a range of financing transactions, including revolving credit facilities, sustainability-linked financing, refinancing and acquisition financing. Clifford Chance also has one of the top project finance teams in the Dutch market, particularly for energy and technology sector projects. The team also acts on regulatory matters, such as regulatory clearance, licence applications and financial sector regulations, including MiFID II. 3HouthoffBanking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 3 |Houthoff is a full-service Dutch law firm that advises borrowers on financial restructuring and real estate financing. The team also assists with the sale of loan portfolios. The firm has a growing presence on regulatory matters, representing clients before the Dutch supervisory authority in matters concerning reorganisations, compliance with anti-money laundering regulations and MiFID II issues.
- Simmons & Simmons LLPBanking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 3