Dutch institutional investors such as pension funds, investment funds and insurers kept their investments in risky bonds roughly the same over the past 12 months. This is a break from previous years: since 2019, large investors had expanded their exposure to what are termed high-yield bonds.Read more
Designated States Decree Wft
Published: 01 January 2007
This Decree of the Minister of Finance designates the states in which banks, investment firms and clearing institutions are subject to adequate supervision.
The prohibition for any entity having its registered office outside the EU to operate as a clearing institution from a branch office located in the Netherlands without a licence issued by DNB does not apply to clearing institutions having their registered office in a designated state.
The prohibition to manage a Dutch investment fund or offer units of participation in an investment fund in the Netherlands, or to manage an investment fund or offer units of participation in an investment fund as a Dutch manager of an investment fund does not apply to managers of investment funds having their registered office in a designated state, provided the AFM has been notified of this activity in advance.
Supervisory authority De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) is submitting a new anti-money laundering approach to financial institutions and other stakeholders as part of a public consultation. In a policy document presented today [...]Read more
DNB publishes an approach to manage climate and environmental risk for Financial Market Infrastructures
The purpose of the good practices for Dutch Financial Market Infrastructures (FMIs) is to provide non-binding guidance on how an FMI can organise its processes and procedures to manage climate and environmental risks.Read more