The Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche BankDNB) has announced that it will send a questionnaire to banks and insurers to further evaluate the Financial Institutions Remuneration Policy Act (Wet beloningsbeleid financiële ondernemingen, Wbfo).

The questionnaire is a component of a broader assessment examining the influence of the Wbfo on

On 30 January 2024, the Amendment Decree Financial Markets 2023 (Wijzigingsbesluit financiële markten 2023) (the 2023 Decree) was published in the Dutch Government Gazette.

The 2023 Decree contains changes to legislation relevant to the Dutch financial markets, including, but not limited to the Decree on Conduct of Business Supervision of Financial Undertakings

On 22 January 2024, a draft Decree implementing the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2023/1114, MiCAR) and the Transfer of Funds Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2023/1113, TFR) was published for consultation (the Implementation Decree). Market parties are invited to respond to the draft Implementation Decree by 19 February 2024.

Regarding MiCAR, the

On 15 January 2024, the Dutch Authority for Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) published its supervisory agenda for 2024 (the AFM Agenda 2024). The AFM Agenda 2024 outlines the financial sector’s trends and risks while detailing the AFM’s priorities and other important events for this year. The AFM Agenda

On 20 November 2023, the draft proposal on the Decree implementing the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (Directive (EU) 2022/2464, CSRD) (the Implementation Decree) was published for public consultation. The Implementation Decree, together with the Implementation Act CSRD (Wet implementatie richtlijn duurzaamheidsrapportering) willimplement the sustainability reporting requirements in CSRD into Dutch law.

On 31 October 2023, the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) published a news update on the readiness of market parties under its supervision for the applicability of the Digital Operational Resilience Act (Regulation (EU) 2022/2554, DORA).

DORA entered into force on 17 January 2023 and will be applicable as

On 24 October 2023, the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) published an update on the implementation of the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2023/114, MiCA).  The AFM refers to the recent statement of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). In this