"Regulation increases in the fight against financial crime."

Roy Niewijk


Roy Niewijk

Roy Niewijk

Financial services / Amsterdam


Roy is an attorney at law in the financial services practice group of HVG Law. He is specialized in the following areas:

  • Financial regulatory law;
  • Compliance; and
  • Governance.


He advises financial institutions, including banks, asset managers and investment funds, as well as non-financial institutions that are subject to financial regulatory law, such as trust offices.


Roy mainly focuses on the implications regarding (future) regulations for investment firms (MiFID II/MIFIR), investment funds (AIFMD, UCITS IV), payment service providers (PSD II) and trust offices (Wtt 2018). Furthermore, he is experienced in anti-money laundering and sanctions regulation (Wwft and Sanctiewet), governance and integrity matters. He is part of the compliance team for various financial institutions.

Additional information

Education: Master in Private Law (2015) from the University of Amsterdam. During his masters he studied a semester at Queen’s University in Canada.

Prior to HVG Law Roy worked at a large international trust office.

Contact information

roy.niewijk@hvglaw.nl +31 6 21 25 22 25