Martijn Stolze

Martijn Stolze

Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Martijn Stolze is an associate within the Amsterdam Banking & Finance department and specializes in financial regulation, anti-money laundering, market abuse, financial instruments and products and other aspects of financial law.

Before joining Baker McKenzie in 2019, Martijn spent a year working at a major Dutch bank.

Practice Focus

Martijn advises Dutch and international banks, insurance companies, asset managers, investment firms, payment service providers, corporates, pension funds and various other financial institutions on a broad range of financial regulatory topics.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised various financial institutions on successfully obtaining a license in the Netherlands.

  • Advised various financial institutions on all manner of anti-money laundering, KYC/CDD and sanctions matters.

  • Advised various financial institutions and e-commerce companies on PSD II and E-money directive matters.

  • Advised a number of sponsors and underwriters on regulatory and prospectus matters regarding IPO's, including SPAC's.

  • Advised a major Israeli bank on broad matters pertaining to Dutch law.

  • Advised a major Spanish bank on regulatory aspects of a third country branch.

  • Advising various major financial institutions on Dutch financial regulations for Dutch/EU contingency plans in the wake of Brexit.

  • Advised various financial institutions and corporates on matters pertaining to EMIR, derivatives and the Benchmark Regulation.

  • Advised major US banks on custody matters under Dutch law.

  • Advised a major US bank on its securities brokerage activities in the Netherlands.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dutch Bar Association (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten) - Member
  • Amsterdam Young Bar Association (Stichting Jonge Balie) - Member
  • Dutch Securities Law Association (Vereniging voor Financieel Recht) - Member 


  • Amsterdam~The Netherlands (2020)


  • Radboud University of Nijmegen (LL.M. Business Law) (2018)
  • Utrecht University (LL.M. Criminal Law) (2018)
  • Utrecht University (LL.B. Civil Law (Hons)) (2016)


  • Dutch
  • English