Matthijs is an Associate in our Financial Regulatory team and is based in the Amsterdam office.

He specialises in the regulations on payments and e-money (PSD2/2EMD), investment funds (AIFMD/UCITS) investment firms (MiFID2/MiFIR) and insurance agreements.

Matthijs graduated in Corporate Law at the University of Leiden. Before he joined Osborne Clarke in April 2018, he worked for the Dutch Financial Services Complaints Tribunal (Kifid) as a legal secretary and wrote various articles (in Dutch) regarding the interpretation of insurance agreements.

 

Publications:

Mr. dr. D.B. Holthinrichs en mr. M.H.P. Leijendekker, De onaanvaardbaarheid van een beroep op primaire dekkingsbepalingen door een verzekeraar: gezichtspunten en de omstandigheden van het geval, NTHR 2019/1.

Mr. dr. D.B. Holthinrichs en mr. M.H.P. Leijendekker, HR 9 juni 2017, ECLI:NL:HR:2017:1055: ‘plotseling en onvoorzien’ als onzekerheidscriterium in de dekkingsomschrijving, AV&S 2018/2.

Work

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 .