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On 7 March 2024, the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) published its third update on the European Digital Operational Resilience Act (Regulation (EU) 2022/2554, DORA). This update focuses on the requirements concerning the ICT risk management framework. The update is available via this link.

On 15 February 2024, the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) has confirmed that market participants will be able to submit an application for a CASP licence or notification to the AFM as of 22 April 2024. If approved, the licences or notifications will take effect from

On 1 December 2023, the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) published its second publication on the Digital Operational Resilience Act (Regulation (EU) 2022/2554, the DORA). The publication focuses on the management of information, communication and technology (ICT) risks for third-party providers and aims

Crypto service providers (cryptodienstverleners) currently registered with the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) will soon have increased clarity regarding the customer due diligence required for their banking transactions. This clarity is being provided through the new sector standard established by the Dutch Banking Association (Nederlandse Vereniging van

On 7 November 2023, the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) published its ‘Trend Monitor 2024’ report highlighting key trends that will shape the financial landscape in the coming year. The AFM notes that 2024’s financial landscape will be shaped by geopolitical developments, including the

On 2 November 2023, the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) published a position paper on improving the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2019/2088, the SFDR). The AFM proposes these improvements in the light of the European Commission’s current consultation on a review of the