Tim Alferink

Tim Alferink

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.

Biography

Tim Alferink is a partner within the Financial Services & Regulation team in the Amsterdam Banking & Finance practice with over 18 years of experience. He focuses on financial markets regulations, financial products and financial markets transactions. Tim primarily works for financial institutions, ranging from international financial conglomerates to FinTech start-ups. In his pratice, Tim benefits from his broad experience as attorney-at-law, inhouse legal counsel and Big Four legal consultant. 

Practice Focus

Tim Alferink is a financial regulatory lawyer with a thorough knowledge of financial markets regulations. He advises all types of financial institutions on a broad range of financial regulatory topics, covering the entire regulatory spectrum ranging from prudential requirements and operational requirements to investor protection and market conduct requirements. Tim also has extensive experience in financial markets transactions, including debt and equity capital markets transactions, corporate finance transactions and loan finance transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised various international clients with regard to the European regulatory regimes, including advice on PSD II, MiFID II, MAR and EMIR, as well as on preparation and application for regulatory licenses with the Dutch Central Bank and Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets;

  • Advised a major international banking group on the implementation of MiFID II;

  • Lead the legal implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation within the corporate banking department of an international bank;

  • Assisted an IsureTech company in establishing its European operations and obtaining an insurance license from the Dutch Central Bank;

  • Advised issuers as well as underwriters in IPOs on Euronext Amsterdam;

  • Advised Bravofly Rumbo Group on its listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dutch Bar Association (NOvA)

Admissions

  • Amsterdam~Netherlands (2001)

Education

  • Radboud University of Nijmegen (LL.M. Business Law) (2001)

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
Author "Financial law and regulatory topics"