Jasper Verhoog is a partner and attorney-at-law at AKD, and is admitted to the bar in the Netherlands and Luxembourg (Avocat à la Cour, Liste I). He specialises in financial supervision and securities law. He advises domestic and foreign companies on financial supervision and compliance from a Luxembourg and Dutch law perspective.

Jasper’s clients include companies and financial institutions, operating globally and nationally. These clients appreciate his pragmatic, ‘getting things done’ approach and his capacity to make clients feel at ease. According to The Legal 500 EMEA, Jasper is a ‘key lawyer’. IFLR1000 refers to Jasper as ‘highly regarded’.

Jasper assists various parties with the establishment of investment funds, including the drafting of required fund documentation. Furthermore, Jasper advises various financial institutions and service providers on compliance with financial supervision law, including the drafting of required documents and discussions with regulators. In addition, he provides various institutions with guidance on the issue of securities and advises on, among other things, compliance with financial supervision law and the drafting of the required documents concerning the issue of securities.

Examples of the clients Jasper assists on a daily basis:

  • various payment service providers and electronic money institutions in connection with license applications or passporting procedures, compliance related matters (i.e. assisting with the preparation of policies and processes), outsourcing related questions, commercial contracts from the perspective of applicable laws and regulations, and he provides assistance during discussions with regulators;
  • various globally active IT companies in connection with their transition to financially regulated institutions. This assistance includes a joint assessment with clients on whether specific activities constitute regulated activities, and how to structure services and products in line with applicable financial supervision laws. Furthermore, he assists in discussions with regulators and obtaining licenses or registrations if required;
  • various banks concerning license related questions and passporting procedures, application of CRR, general compliance, AML/KYC, outsourcing, etc.;
  • a globally operating, NYSE-listed fashion and clothing group on its corporate law structure, financing and financial supervision law. He provides the same kind of advice to a globally operating food and beverages group (listed on the Tel Aviv stock exchange);
  • various healthcare institutions on the issue of convertible bonds; and
  • various listed companies in connection with financial supervision laws, stock exchange rules, and compliance; and
  • various managers of investment funds with respect to their license or registration, drafting fund documentation, obtaining EuVECA labels, compliance, AML/KYC, etc.
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  • Utrecht University: Master's degree in Law & Business
  • Utrecht University: Master's degree in Private Law
  • Grotius Academy: Post master degree in Corporate Law
  • Grotius Academy: Post master degree in Securities and Financial Supervision Law
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
  • Luxembourg (Avocat à la Cour, Liste I)
  • Association for Financial Law
  • Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL)
  • Luxembourg Banking and Financial Law Association (ALJB)