Gijs is an Associate in our Financial Regulatory team and is based in the Amsterdam office.
He specialises in legislation on payments and e-money (PSD2/2EMD), investment funds (AIFMD/UCITS), and investment firms (MiFID2/MiFIR).
Gijs obtained his Master degree in Financial Law from the University of Leiden. His thesis, titled "The bank's duty of care in the context of XS2A", focussed on third party providers and the bank's duty of care towards its customers under PSD2 and was awarded with the grade 9/10. Prior to joining Osborne Clarke in September 2020, Gijs worked as a legal intern at several Dutch law firms.
Gijs Versteegh has a lot of knowledge about the rules and regulations in the payments industry. Gijs’ advice in that respect is excellent. It is very nice to work with him.