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Amendment Decree Financial Markets 2019 submitted to Dutch Parliament and Dutch Senate

On 7 June 2019, the Dutch Minister sent the Amendment Decree Financial Markets 2019 (Wijzigingsbesluit financiële markten 2019, the Amendment Decree) to the Dutch Parliament (Tweede Kamer) and the Dutch Senate (Eerste Kamer). Among other things, the Amendment Decree will amend the Decree on Conduct of Business Supervision of Financial Undertakings (Besluit Gedragstoezicht financiële ondernemingen … Continue Reading

Transitional regime for UK investment firms in case of a no-deal Brexit published in Dutch Government Gazette

On 12 February 2019, the amendments to the Exemption Regulation AFS (Vrijstellingsregeling Wft, the Exemption Regulation) in relation to the (temporary) exemptions for investment firms based in the UK was published in Dutch Government Gazette (Staatsblad). The date of entry into force of this exemption can now be set by means of a ministerial decree (where necessary … Continue Reading

Dutch Minister proposes transitional regime for investment firms from the UK in case of a no-deal Brexit

On 4 February 2019, the Dutch Minister of Finance (the Minister) proposed an amendment to the Exemption Regulation AFS (Vrijstellingsregeling Wft, the Regulation), stipulating that Article 10 of the Regulation (also known as: the third-country regime) will temporarily apply to investment firms from the UK if the UK and the EU have not entered into an agreement on … Continue Reading

Minister informs the Dutch Parliament on the progress of the revised EU prudential framework for investment firms

On 17 December 2018, the Dutch Minister of Finance (the Minister) sent a letter to the Dutch Parliament on the decision-making progress with regard to the revised EU prudential framework for investment firms. This framework consists of a proposal for a regulation on prudential requirements for investment firms (the Investment Firm Regulation) and a proposal … Continue Reading
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