Jan Jans

Managing Associate, Amsterdam

"I am a financial regulatory lawyer with a special interest in helping my clients navigate the increasingly complex financial regulatory framework with the aim of delivering high quality advice that serves my clients’ commercial needs."

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Published works

Overview

Jan is financial regulation lawyer. He is a specialist in financial regulation and is known for advising international banks, investment firms, payment institutions, clearing institutions, trading platforms and exchanges on their Dutch financial regulatory matters. Jan advises on all aspects of financial regulatory law, with a particular focus on market access and conduct of business requirements.

In 2019, Jan was seconded to the Financial Regulation practice of the Frankfurt office.

Work highlights
  • Various service providers: advising on the application for a licence to operate as a payment institution in the Netherlands.
  • Large international banks: advising on their international cash pooling and payment factory arrangements.
  • An international bank: advising on its compliance with PSD2, the SEPA Regulation and EPC Rulebooks.   
  • A consortium of international banks: advising on the development and launch of a payment initiation service product in anticipation of PSD2.
  • Various large international banks: advising on the potential relocation of parts of their business to the Netherlands as a result of Brexit.
  • A Dutch Automated Clearing House: advising on the establishment of a clearing system for instant payments. 

Professional experience

Jan joined the Linklaters FRG practice in 2014 after a career at various other global law firms. He was promoted to Managing Associate in 2017.

He regularly speaks at conferences regarding payment services regulations and teaches securities law at the Law Firm School.

Jan is a member of the Dutch Financial Law Association.

Education and qualifications

Jan studied at Radboud University and gained a master’s degree in both law as well as economics.

Jan is writing his PhD thesis on competition between banks and non-bank payment service providers from a financial regulatory perspective.

Published works

Jan has also published various articles on, amongst others, payment services regulations in the Netherlands.

  • FR 2017/05 – J.A. Jans en mr. L.J.J. van den Ende – 16-05-2017
    Statische- en dynamische biometrie als onderdeel van sterke cliëntauthenticatie onder PSD2
  • FR 2014/10 – J.A. Jans – 23-10-2014 
    Nieuwe ontwikkelingen in regelgeving betaaldiensten en de barrières voor markttoegang
  • FR 2010/06 – J.A. Jans – 19-08-2010
    Harmonisering van regels voor markttoegang betaalinstellingen