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 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

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