- Attorney at law
Martijn Schoonewille, attorney at law, is a member of the Banking & Finance practice group. He specialises in advising financial institutions – including banks, investment firms, fund managers, custodians, trading platforms and insurers – on legal and financial regulatory aspects of their businesses and transactions in the Netherlands and, where relevant, the continental European markets. In addition, Martijn acts as counsel to financial institutions, investors and companies in a variety of public and private debt offerings and alternative financing structures.
He is one of the driving forces behind the Loyens & Loeff Tech Academy and has a particular interest in artificial intelligence, smart contracts and DLT uses in financial markets.
With a background in Corporate/M&A, Martijn was seconded in 2008 to an investment bank. From the beginning of 2010 to the end of 2012 he was based in Loyens & Loeff’s London office.
Martijn lectures frequently on financial regulatory topics at Dutch universities and is an editorial member of Rechtspraak Financieel Recht. He is also a member of the Dutch Association for Financial Law.
Dutch law, University of Groningen (specialisations Business law and State- and Administrative law), 2005
Postdoc Securities law, Grotius Academie, Nijmegen, 2009 (with honours)