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Sarah De Dijn

Professional Support Lawyer


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Sarah De Dijn

Professional Support Lawyer


Sarah is a Knowledge Lawyer in the Belgian Banking, Finance, Regulatory and DCM practice. In her previous roles, she advised as an expert on various banking and financial regulatory law matters both as an attorney and as an in-house legal counsel at an asset management company.

She has also worked as a teaching assistant at Ghent University. Currently, Sarah keeps her practice up to date on relevant legal and regulatory developments for which she is in contact with different stakeholders in the industry. She is also involved in the development of legal knowledge management, training, the implementation of legal tech tools, the production of technical legal know-how, legal publications and general guidance on the implementation of legal developments and current legal complexities.

News & insights

Publications: 25 NOVEMBER 2021

Great Fund Insights: AIFMD Review Proposal Published: what are the key takeaways for asset managers?

On 25 November, the European Commission published its long awaited AIFMD 2 Review package including the proposal amending the AIFMD and the UCITS Directive on delegation, liquidity risk management,…

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Publications: 20 APRIL 2021

Belgian FSMA publishes final FAQs regarding advertisements for investment instruments

On 1 April 2021, the FSMA published a communication containing its final version of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the requirements applicable to advertisements for investment instruments…

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Publications: 17 MARCH 2021

FSMA publishes its interpretations and expectations on Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation in Belgium

On 9 March, the FSMA published a new communication on the new Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation, which entered into force on 10 March. Under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation,…

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Belgian Advertisements Guidance

Publications: 03 DECEMBER 2020

Belgian FSMA consults on draft Q&As regarding advertisements for investment instruments

On 23 November 2020, the Belgian FSMA launched a consultation on its draft Q&As regarding the requirements applicable to advertisements for investment instruments (the Draft Q&As).The Draft Q&As aim…

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Banking and Finance





Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP
Tervurenlaan 268A avenue de Tervueren

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Published work

  • Kierszenbaum, S., De Dijn, S., De Waele, N. (2021), "Belgian Brexit update following the hard Brexit for financial services", 2021, Bank Fin.R., afl. 1, 34-43.
  • De Dijn, S., "Het toepassingsgebied van MiFID II in België", Bank Fin.R. 2017, afl. 5, 279-297
  • C. Jennes, I. Peeters en S. De Dijn, “Onrechtmatige bedingen en beleggingsinstrumenten – Een evenwichtsoefening met een regelgeving die niet is ontworpen voor toepassing op beleggingsinstrumenten, prospectussen en gerelateerde reclame”, Het economisch recht in beweging / Le droit économique en mouvement, Jaarboek Dag van de bedrijfsjurist 2017 – Annuaire Journée du juriste d’entreprise 2017.
  • Van Dyck, T., De Dijn, S., "De Wet Financiële Planning en haar impact op gereglementeerde ondernemingen", Bank Fin.R. 2015, afl. 1-2, 131-145.