On 25 January 2017, the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) announced that in Q2 or Q3 of 2017 it will invite a number of insurers to discuss the opportunities and challenges that technological innovation bring to the Dutch insurance sector.

DNB believes that technological innovation will greatly impact the insurance sector in the coming years. Therefore, DNB will be contacting insurers to obtain feedback on the expected impact on the market structure, value chain, strategies and operational as well as business risks. DNB is interested to learn which technological innovations are relevant to insurers and what actions are taken in respect of such developments.

View DNB’s press release (Dutch only), 25 January 2017.