The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) has published the Agenda for 2014. It contains the plans for this year.
On the basis of an analysis of external developments, the AFM decided to continue its nine supervision themes in 2014:
- Product providers put customer’s interests first
- The quality of financial service provision has improved
- The quality of capital accumulation has improved
- Financial services provided to professional and semi-professional parties is appropriate
- Pension providers provide an overview of and insight into the amount of pension, and the risks to pension
- The quality of governance, reporting and audits will improve
- The securities markets operate fairly and efficiently and the infrastructure remains robust
- Conduct supervision contributes to the stability of the financial systemHarmful behaviour and financial crime diminish
The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Social Affairs approved the Agenda at the end of December 2013. The Agenda was formally published on 7 January 2014.
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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.