Johannes de Jong is head of the Osborne Clarke Amsterdam Financial Regulatory Practice. He has leading experience in financial regulatory as a lawyer and before joining Osborne Clarke Amsterdam as a Senior Supervisor and Legal Counsel with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM).

His expertise ranges from the regulations regarding funds (AIFMD/UCITS), the payments industry (PSD2/2EMD), the markets in financial instruments (MiFID2/MiFIR), virtual currencies, blockchain, ICO’s and loan and equity-based crowdfunding.

As a lawyer, Johannes has acted for a broad range of clients including most of the larger Dutch financial institutions on many regulatory matters. As a Senior Supervisor with the Authority for the Financial Markets, Johannes has headed many authorisations.

Johannes is qualified in the Netherlands and admitted to the Dutch Bar. Before joining Osborne Clarke in 2016, he worked as a lawyer for Allen & Overy Amsterdam and as a Senior Supervisor with the Authority for the Financial Markets.