The Ministry of Finance has established the rates for continuous supervision conducted by the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) for the year 2011. The regulations establishing the rates have been published in the Government Gazette on the 5th of July and can also be found on the website of the Ministry of Finance. The AFM will send the individual invoices to the financial undertakings as of the end of July.
You can read the full regulations (in Dutch) in the Government Gazette by following the links below.
- 2011 Regulations establishing the standards, amounts, bandwidths, allocation formulas and rates for the Financial Supervision (Funding) Decree
- 2011 Regulations establishing the amounts, referred to in Article 3 of the Regulation on Supervision Costs for the Audit Firms (Supervision) Act
- 2011 Regulations establishing the standards, amounts, bandwidths, allocation formulas and rates for the Financial Reporting Supervision Act
The rates for pension funds and pension insurers will be established later this year by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.
The AFM promotes fairness and transparency within financial markets. We are the independent supervisory authority for the savings, lending, investment and insurance markets. The AFM promotes the conscientious provision of financial services to consumers and supervises the honest and efficient operation of the capital markets. Our aim is to improve consumers’ and the business sector’s confidence in the financial markets, both in the Netherlands and abroad. In performing this task the AFM contributes to the prosperity and economic reputation of the Netherlands.
The AFM is committed to promoting fair and transparent financial markets.
As an independent market conduct authority, we contribute to a sustainable financial system and prosperity in the Netherlands.