Larissa Silverentand is a partner in the Banking & Finance Group of NautaDutilh. She specialises in banking and securities law, with particular emphasis on the regulatory/funds practice. Larissa advises a wide range of domestic and international financial institutions, including banks, asset managers and investment funds, as well as non-financial institutions that are subject to financial regulatory law. She also regularly advises clients on current and future implications of Dutch and European law, in relation to both existing businesses and the development of new products and new channels of distribution.
Larissa has assisted Deutsche Bank in various matters including the acquisition of approximately 10% of ABN AMRO's commercial banking activities in the Netherlands and the drafting of Deutsche Banks' investment services documentation. She also advises Unibail-Rodamco on numerous matters, most recently, with respect to changes to its structure under the AIFMD. Larissa assists Syntrus Achmea Vastgoed, member of the Eureko-group, in restructuring its mortgage funds. She also advises Palmer Capital in relation to its acquisition of Middle Europe Investments. Notably, she advised on the take-over of ABN AMRO by the Consortium of RBS, Fortis and Santander.
Larissa frequently lectures on regulatory topics in the Netherlands. In 2011, she was a co-author of a book on the Headlines of the Netherlands Financial Supervision Act (Hoofdlijnen Wft), including fund regulation, which is relied upon by industry experts as an authority in Dutch regulatory Law. Larissa graduated with highest honours from Nijmegen University in 2000. From February 2003 until April 2004 she was resident in NautaDutilh's New York office. She became a partner in 2007.
"Larissa Silverentand is 'quite a personality in investment funds,' and always on top of the latest developments, sources say. She specialises in banking and securities law, with great strength in all aspects of regulation. Clients also note her strong work ethic." (Chambers Europe, Investment Funds 2012)
"Larissa Silverentand is a specialist in financial regulation. She is described by peers as being 'excellent, really very good indeed.' Clients note that she is 'very practical and non-formal; she is proactive.' (Chambers Europe, Banking & Finance, 2012)
"Larissa Silverentand, who ‘understands the consequences of actions for business’, acted for AlpInvest in negotiating its sale to The Carlyle Group through a private equity purchase." (Legal500, Banking & Finance 2012)