Seán van Haaster


Seán is an associate in our Financial Services team, specialising in Financial Regulation and Investment Funds. Seán advises on the establishment, authorisation, operation and on-going regulatory requirements for various regulated entities in Ireland. Seán also assists Fintech clients on licensing requirements and regulatory compliance.

Seán advises on fitness and probity compliance, AML, sustainable finance and the crowdfunding regulation.


  • Financial Regulation
  • Fintech
  • Investment Funds

Representative Matters

  • Assisting clients in securing licences from the Central  Bank of Ireland
  • Advising on the Central Bank of Ireland’s fitness and probity regime and advising on annual compliance requirements for controlled and pre-approved controlled functions

  • Advising on the Irish financial regulatory landscape, including acquiring transaction regulatory approval requirements, anti-money laundering rules, sustainable finance disclosures, crowdfunding regulation and crypto-currency

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Areas of Expertise

Financial Regulation Law Investment Funds Fintech

Professional Memberships

The Law Society of Ireland


University College Dublin, BCL

Leiden University, LLM