Cryptocurrencies: ban or regulate? Policymakers are missing the bigger picture.

Regulators and policymakers call for a ban on cryptocurrencies;  This approach is too simplistic. An entire new crypto ecosystem has evolved within a short time span; Regulators and policymakers should acknowledge and appreciate that this ecosystem has the potential to offer value market participants, consumers and regulators are looking for;  The current approach taken is… Continue reading

The puzzle of cross-border marketing of investment funds in the Netherlands

This article explaines the possibilities for cross-border marketing in the Netherlands by EU and non-EU management companies which qualify as AIFMs (AIFMs) under the AIFMD. I will limit myself to the outline of the possibilities and the specific additional rules imposed at a national level in the Netherlands and will therefore not discuss the specific… Continue reading