2018 supervisory priorities for pensions
At the end of January 2018, the Dutch financial markets supervisor (AFM) published its supervisory priorities for 2018. According to the AFM, many consumers do not have a good understanding of the size of their pension and are unprepared for the fall in their income at retirement. The Dutch Central Bank (DNB) also emphasised the importance of bridging this ‘expectation gap’ in their supervisory priorities, published in November 2017. Due to their vulnerable financial position, pension funds may not be able to fulfil these expectations. Both the AFM and DNB have announced which supervisory themes will be placed on their agendas for the coming year – we list the most important priorities.
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