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Peggy Bracco Gartner


Mr. M.E.J. Bracco Gartner
+31 71 527 6720

Peggy Bracco Gartner is related to the Institute for Private Law since the 1st of April 2017 as a teacher.

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Peggy has more than 25 years of experience with financial supervision regulation, having worked at respectively the Dutch Ministry of Finance, ABN AMRO Bank and the Authority for the Financial Markets.  Also, Peggy served for four years as (criminal law) judge at the Districtcourt Haarlem and she was a board member of the AFM Pensionfund for three years. She combines her part-time job at the University with her own company from  which she offers pensionfund governance services and strategic compliance advice.

After completing her lawstudies at Leiden University, Peggy started her carreer at the Dutch Ministry of Finance as a policy advisor in 1991. She worked on the EU Investment services Directive, contributing to the EU legislative process as well as transposing the rules into Dutch law. In 1993 Peggy joined the legal department of ABN AMRO Bank, where she worked for nearly ten years as inhouse counsel in the field of investment services as well as on corporate affairs.  Subsequently, Peggy served as (criminal law) judge at the Haarlem District Court in 2003. She left the bench to join the Authority for the Financial Markets in 2006, where she worked as a senior supervision officer in capital markets (prospectus vetting) and in supervision on financial institutions, focussing on investment firms and collective investment schemes. From 2011 until 2016, Peggy worked as senior policy advisor in the Strategy and International Affairs Department of the AFM. During that period she was responsible for the AFM contribution to the MiFID II legislative proposals on the investor protection subjects.  Peggy represented AFM in ESMA Investor Protection and Intermediaries Standing Committee and IOSCO Committee 3 - Market Intermediaries. Also, Peggy served as a board member of Pensionfund AFM for three years. After leaving AFM in 2016, Peggy took a sabbatical and started her own company from which she offers pensionfund governance services and strategic compliance advice. Peggy works 2 days per week at the Hazelhoff Centre for financial law, mainly for the new international master Advanced Studies in Law and Finance.

Title of dissertation / oration / key publications

  • Strengere eisen aan provisies onder MiFID II
    Tijdschrift voor Compliance, december 2016
  • Nieuwe regels voor financiele markten. Het voorstel van de Europese Commissie voor herziening van de MiFID nader bezienTijdschrift voor financieel recht, mei 2012
    Co-authors: Jelle Dinant, Piebe Teeboom


Financial supervision regulation (investment services).


Dutch, English.


  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Privaatrecht
  • Financieel Recht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number C2.22



  • Klachteninstituut Financiele Dienstverlening (KiFiD) Lid Geschillencommissie
  • Stichting Pensioenfonds voor de Metalektro onafhankelijk lid Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee
  • Pensioenfonds Blue Sky Group Lid visitatiecommissie
  • PBG Governance & Advies Bestuursdiensten e/o strategisch compliance advies
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