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Michiel van Eersel

Michiel van Eersel



Specialises in financial law and regulatory law as well as disciplinary law in the financial sector. Acting as counsel in disputes with the financial supervisory authorities (Authority for the Financial Markets and Dutch Central Bank) as well as in civil litigation about investments and debt finance. Renders advice on compliance, investigations and remediation. Manages the set-up of investment funds and (re)structuring of alternative finance propositions, also based on crypto-currency/blockchain technology and other fintech applications. Assists financial institutions as well as managing directors, supervisory directors and auditors of – inter alia – wealth managers, investment institutions, trust offices and financial service providers.

Education and Career

Dutch law and business economics (University of Utrecht). Practised as a lawyer since 2001 with De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, SpigtHoff/ Spigt Litigators and EY Law. Lectures about financial law for several training institutes, publishes for Wolters Kluwer and SDU. Was appointed by the Amsterdam civil court as liquidator of a large investment institution. Joined Viotta as a partner on 1 October 2019.

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