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
Published: 29 June 2023
De Nederlandsche Bank is required to disclose supervisory information in line with article 143 of the CRD IV (Directive 2013/36/EU), the Commission Implementing Regulation 650/2014, article 57 of the IFD (Directive 2019/2034/EU) and the Commission Implementing Regulation 2022/389.
The purpose of this supervisory disclosure effort is for the internal banking market to operate with increasing effectiveness and to have adequate levels of transparency. The information disclosed aims to enable a meaningful comparison of the approaches adopted by the competent authorities of the different Member States. Consolidated information can be found on the EBA website.
The supervisory information is comprised of four sections:
This section provides information on legal and regulatory texts, including:
- Laws and regulations adopted by the Netherlands to implement the provisions of Directive 2013/36/EU, Regulation (EU) No 575/2013, Directive 2019/2034/EU and Regulation (EU) No 2019/2033. These texts outline the basic legislative and regulatory framework for supervised credit institutions and investment firms.
- Administrative rules. For the purposes of supervisory disclosure ‘administrative rules’ refers to documents that instruct supervised entities on how to satisfy legislative and regulatory requirements.
- General guidance. This includes explicit disclosure requirements from Directive 2013/36/EU and Directive 2019/2034/EU, and explanations deemed necessary to set out how the rules should be applied by institutions.
Directive 2013/36/EU, Regulation (EU) No 575/2013, Directive 2019/2034 and Regulation (EU) No 2019/2033 contain a large number of options and national discretions which may be applied on the basis of national circumstances. This section shows how these options and national discretions are exercised in the Netherlands.
This section covers the general criteria and methodologies used by de Nederlandsche Bank in the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP), the minimum requirements for the Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) conducted by the institutions themselves, and the policies that guide de Nederlandsche Bank in taking supervisory measures with respect to specific institutions.
This section displays aggregate statistical data on key aspects of the implementation of the prudential framework in the Netherlands. The disclosures includes national statistical data on the banking and investment firm sector, credit risk, operational risk, market risk, and supervisory actions and measures.
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
On 31 May 2023, we announced an increase in the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) to 2%. Accordingly, banks with loans outstanding in the Netherlands must comply with this requirement by 31 May 2024. Since this announcement the risk environment has not changed substantially.Read more