Johannes de Jong is a financial regulatory lawyer based in Amsterdam. He assists a variety of Dutch and foreign regulated customers in high-profile financial regulatory matters and stands at the head of one of the largest Dutch financial regulatory practices. 

His expertise ranges from the regulations regarding banks, the payments industry, investment funds, markets in financial instruments, crypto assets, AML and sanctions.

In over 16 years of experience, he has assisted many large financial institutions from banks to trading venues and from fund managers to crypto exchanges. He has particular knowledge on governance of Dutch financial institutions, screenings of directors and supervisory board members as well as on the technical side of custody, central bank clearing and settlement of payments and securities in the Dutch market. He holds recognitions for his work in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

Johannes de Jong is truly excellent. Highly impressive legal knowledge and skills in many different regulated areas, which sets him apart from practically everybody else in this field in the Netherlands.

Legal 500

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 (AFM), 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 (AFM).

Johannes has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):
- Financial Law

Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

Johannes de Jong is a very sophisticated lawyer. He is able to solve complex legal issues and gives exceptional advice.

Legal 500
ASN Beleggingsinstellingen Beheer B.V.

Advised ASN Beleggingsinstellingen Beheer B.V. on the split-up of a listed umbrella fund into listed UCITS and AIF umbrella funds, read more .


Advised Infosys on a strategic partnership with ABN AMRO, including the acquisition of a majority-stake in Stater.

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