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Allen & Overy appoints Joost Elsenburg as regulatory counsel

07 November 2018

We are pleased to announce that Joost Elsenburg has been appointed counsel and co-head of the Financial Regulatory team in Amsterdam. This multidisciplinary team advises banks, insurance companies and investment firms on topics such as market access, mergers and acquisitions, fintech and compliance and integrity issues.

Joost previously worked as manager of the legal team Capital Markets and regulatory specialist at ABN AMRO, where he was responsible for the legal support in capital market transactions, including the IPO of ABN AMRO and the implementation of supervisory regulations within the bank. Prior to this Joost was an associate in the Financial Regulatory Team of Allen & Overy for 6 years and a legal counsel at the AFM (Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets) for 4 years. At the AFM, he monitored the implementation of (new) regulations in the financial sector, such as the Market Abuse Regulation and Prospectus Directive.

Brechje van der Velden, Senior Partner at Allen & Overy Amsterdam: “We are delighted that Joost is re-joining the firm. Regulatory changes impact the entire financial sector, from banks and asset managers to insurers. The Financial Regulatory practice is noted for its outstanding integral team that helps clients navigate through the increasingly complex local and international regulatory landscape. Joost brings with him a wealth of experience that he gained during his time at ABN AMRO and AFM.”

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