Lisanne specialises in financial regulatory law and compliance. She deals with laws and regulations governing banks, payment service providers (PSD2), electronic money institutions, investment firms (MIFID II), cryptocurrency service providers, trust offices (Wtt) and credit providers (CCD). She has extensive experience with integrity issues in the context of anti-money laundering regulations (AMLD) and (communication about) remediation processes at AFM and DNB. Lisanne advises on and assists with a broad array of financial regulatory matters, including market access and license applications, screening of persons, applying for a declaration of no objection and contacts with Dutch regulators (the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) and De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)). Her clients are Dutch and foreign financial institutions, and other parties that operate on the financial markets. In addition, Lisanne regularly advises on M&A transactions in the financial sector.
Lisanne is a member of the Dutch Association for Financial Law (VvFR).
The Financial Regulatory team is recommended by Chambers Europe 2022.
Experience & Qualifications
- LL.M. International Business Law (Tilburg University)
- LL.B. Dutch Law (Utrecht University)
- Grotius Academy specialisation course on Securities Law
"A client mentioned that ‘Lisanne Haarman was responsive, thorough, and very helpful. She understood the operational model of the client, a complex and novel platform for which there is little regulatory guidance. She clearly outlined potential regulatory treatment of a securities platform that did not fit neatly into existing regulatory regimes'."Legal 500, Banking & Finance: Financial services Regulatory (2023 Edition)
RecommendedLegal 500, Banking & Finance: Financial services Regulatory (2022 Edition)
Advised Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance Nederland on the carve-out of Findio (a provider of car finance products) out of the CACF Nederland group and the sale of Findio to FCA Bank.
Advised a.s.r. on the acquisition of Sweco Capital Consultants.
Advised CSC on the conditional agreement of a recommended public offer for all shares of Intertrust for EUR 20 (cum dividend) in cash per share.
Advised ASR Nederland N.V. (a.s.r.) on the acquisition of a 50% interest from Brand New Day in Brand New Day Premiepensioeninstelling N.V. (BND PPI) and the sale of a.s.r.'s 10% interest in Brand New Day Houdstermaatschappij N.V. for a total amount of EUR 51 million.