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Clair Wermers

Counsel
Advocaat

CMS
Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Netherlands
Languages English, Dutch

Clair Wermers is active in the capital markets and transaction practice, at both a national and international level. She has particular experience in M&A and asset transactions of licensed companies. She advises clients on all regulatory aspects of a transaction, including discussions with the regulators, market abuse regulations and notification requirements.

Clair is also highly involved in Fintech and is a member of the Board of Advisors of 2Tokens, a public-private partnership that aims to set clear rules and guidelines on how to deal with tokenisation.

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We like to think of Clair as an upcoming talent in the local FinTech sector, says a market insider. She is very active in the cryptocurrency industry.

Chambers FinTech Legal, 2021

Clair Wermers is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2019

Education

  • Securities Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies
  • Domain-based Economics, Utrecht University
  • Dutch Law (Economy-related Public and Company Law), Utrecht University
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18 February 2021
Dutch Cent­ral Bank re­sponds to the United Bit­coin Com­pan­ies Neth­er­lands
The Dutch Cent­ral Bank (DNB) has re­spon­ded to a let­ter from the United Bit­coin Com­pan­ies Neth­er­lands (VBNL), in which it ad­dresses ques­tions con­cern­ing its su­per­vi­sion of crypto-ser­vice pro­viders, which...
17/02/2021
Dutch Cent­ral Bank re­sponds to the United Bit­coin Com­pan­ies Neth­er­lands
The Dutch Cent­ral Bank (DNB) has re­spon­ded to a let­ter from the United Bit­coin Com­pan­ies Neth­er­lands (VBNL), in which it ad­dresses ques­tions con­cern­ing its su­per­vi­sion of crypto-ser­vice pro­viders, which...
08/01/2021
Sus­tain­able in­vest­ment/SF­DR: what will be the im­pact?
The Sus­tain­able Fin­ance Dis­clos­ure Reg­u­la­tion (“SF­DR”) will come in­to force on 10 March 2021 in the EU – two months to go. The SF­DR will have dir­ect ef­fect in the Neth­er­lands. High level im­pactsSF­DR...
25 November 2020
Pop­u­lar in­vest­ment vehicles in the Neth­er­lands
In­vest­ment vehicle Fonds voor ge­mene rek­en­ing (FGR)Com­man­ditaire ven­nootschap (CV)Fisc­ale be­leg­gings-in­stelling (FBI) 1. Form Fonds voor ge­mene rek­en­ing (FGR) Con­trac­tu­al Com­man­ditaire ven­nootschap...
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07 July 2020
CMS ad­vises Im­mat­ics on the busi­ness com­bin­a­tion with Arya Sci­ences Ac­quis­i­tion...
Im­mat­ics N.V. has an­nounced the com­ple­tion of its busi­ness com­bin­a­tion with Arya Sci­ences Ac­quis­i­tion Cor­por­a­tion. The Im­mat­ics shares and war­rants are now traded un­der the sym­bol “IMTX” and the...
08/05/2020
Crypto-ser­vice pro­viders in the Neth­er­lands to ap­ply for re­gis­tra­tion be­fore...
On 21 April 2020, the Dutch Sen­ate (Eer­ste Kamer) ad­op­ted a le­gis­lat­ive pro­pos­al im­ple­ment­ing the Fifth Anti-Money Laun­der­ing Dir­ect­ive (5AM­LD) and amend­ing the Dutch Anti-Money Laun­der­ing and Ter­ror­ist...
08 May 2020
Crypto-ser­vice pro­viders in the Neth­er­lands to ap­ply for re­gis­tra­tion be­fore...
On 21 April 2020, the Dutch Sen­ate (Eer­ste Kamer) ad­op­ted a le­gis­lat­ive pro­pos­al im­ple­ment­ing the Fifth Anti-Money Laun­der­ing Dir­ect­ive (5AM­LD) and amend­ing the Dutch Anti-Money Laun­der­ing and Ter­ror­ist...
06 January 2020
DNB pub­lishes re­gis­tra­tion form for crypto ser­vice pro­viders
The Dutch Cent­ral Bank (DNB) has pub­lished a draft re­gis­tra­tion form for pro­viders of crypto ser­vices, which these pro­viders must use to re­gister with DNB be­gin­ning 10 Janu­ary 2020. The re­gis­tra­tion re­quire­ment...
24/12/2019
DNB pub­lishes re­gis­tra­tion form for crypto ser­vice pro­viders
The Dutch Cent­ral Bank (DNB) has pub­lished a draft re­gis­tra­tion form for pro­viders of crypto ser­vices, which these pro­viders must use to re­gister with DNB. The re­gis­tra­tion re­quire­ment will ap­ply to every­one...
14 November 2019
CMS Guide to Private Place­ment of Funds
When im­ple­ment­ing the Al­tern­at­ive In­vest­ment Fund Man­agers Dir­ect­ive (“AIFMD”), some EU States have tightened or severely re­stric­ted their private place­ment re­gimes, which is im­port­ant when non-EU...
14 November 2019
CMS Guide to Pass­port­ing (AIF)
The pur­pose of this guide is to provide a broad over­view of the key ele­ments of pass­port­ing reg­u­la­tions ap­plic­able to EEA AIFs in the coun­tries covered in this guide. The guide makes no claims as to com­plete­ness...
14 November 2019
CMS Guide to Pass­port­ing (UCITS)
The pur­pose of this guide is to provide a broad over­view of the key ele­ments of pass­port­ing reg­u­la­tions ap­plic­able to EEA UCITS Scheme in the coun­tries covered in this guide. The guide makes no claims...