Martijn Schoonewille, attorney at law, is a member of the Banking & Finance practice group. He specialises in advising fintechs and 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 speaks frequently on financial regulatory topics at universities and conferences. He is also a member of the Dutch Association for Financial Law.