Johannes de Jong will be promoted to Partner in Osborne Clarke’s office in Amsterdam, as of 1st January 2019.
Johannes is an experienced financial regulatory lawyer and has successfully led Osborne Clarke’s regulatory team in Amsterdam over the past two years. Regularly advising on financial supervision regulations, Johannes is particularly skilled in regulations concerning markets in financial instruments (MiFID II / MiFIR), investment funds (AIFMD / UCITS) and payment institutions (PSD2 / 2EMD).
Johannes works closely with established (international) financial undertakings, including broker/dealers, trading platforms such as OTFs and MTFs, managers of investment funds, payment institutions and FinTechs. He advises on the development of new products and services, license applications and the impact of (future) supervision rules.
Recognised as Band 2 in the 2019 ‘Professional Advisers: Fintech’ edition of Chambers and Partners within FinTech, Johannes received the following recommendation:
“Johannes de Jong is a creative and proactive financial regulatory lawyer. A former counsel at the Authority of Financial Markets, de Jong is well equipped to advise innovative companies on the regulatory implications of their business models.”
One source describes de Jong as “technically very brilliant – absolutely top class,” saying that “he uses his technical knowledge to develop creative solutions.”
Additionally, the regulatory team of Osborne Clarke in Amsterdam is ranked Band 1 in Chambers and Partners ‘Professional Advisers: Fintech’ with the following comments:
“The Osborne Clarke team is really well informed on topics that are relevant to young technology companies – they really understand that type of business. They are very knowledgeable about new trends and new developments in the market.”
“They are really modern, fresh. A friendly, dynamic firm that is always there to help.”
Bas Beenen, Managing Partner of Osborne Clarke in Amsterdam, commented:
“We are proud and happy to promote Johannes to Partner at Osborne Clarke. Johannes has built up a successful practice in the past years and is an expert within a rapidly changing industry.”