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Vereniging VEB NCVB

Identification number in the register: 92447095540-39
Registration date: 25/03/2011 17:38:02

The information on this entity was last modified on: 13/03/2014 14:03:35
The date of the last annual update was: 13/03/2014 14:03:35

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Vereniging VEB NCVB



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Trade, business & professional associations

    Contact details

Amaliastraat, 7
P.O. box: 240
Den Haag 2501 CE

(+31) 703130000


The Vereniging VEB NCVB is a member of the European federation of Financal Users and Investors as well as teh European federation of shareholders seperately known as EuroFinUse and Euroshareholders.

Adres EuroFinUse:

Rue du Lombard 76
1000 Brussels

Guillaume Prache
Managing Director
Phone: +32 2 514 37 77

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Jan Maarten Slagter


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Niels Lemmers

Legal & Public Affairs

    Goals / remit

The Dutch Investors’ Association (VEB) has been an independent organisation since 1924. The VEB is an active organisation with a broad-based membership which defends the interests of the (individual) investor in the public debate, but also in connection with financial product providers, listed companies and supervising authorities. The VEB also is the most important source of independent information about investments in the Netherlands.

The VEB unites Dutch investors with the objective of achieving an optimum return by representing their interests, combining strengths, providing and exchanging information and promoting honest and efficient financial markets

  • European
  • national


VEB regularly delivers opinions about issues concerning the position of shareholders and investors, carries out research and arranges for proxy representation of members at the various national annual general meetings of listed companies in The Netherlands and across Europe.

VEB always sent consultation feedback to relevant consultation documents and draft laws and regulations to national governement as well as European services.

VEB also provides feedback on the proposals of national and European regulators concerning regulatory rules regarding financial markets, trading, investment firms and investor & consumer protection.

VEB was presented at (round table) conferences organised by the Dutch Ministery of Justice, the Dutch Ministery of Finance, the European Commission or European Parliament, the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) and the Dutch Authority of the Financial Markets (AFM). The VEB is also represented in AFM's Capital Markets Commission and AFM's Advisory Panel and the board of the Netherlands Financial Services Complaints Tribunal (Kifid). The director of the VEB is a member of ESMA's Market Participants' Panel. The Legal and Public Affairs Manager is a member of the Investor Protection and Intermediaries Consultative Working Group of ESMA and the Consumer and Investor advisorypanel of the AFM.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


Four staff members of VEB involved:

Director, mr. Jan Maarten Slagter
Vice-Director, Ir. Errol Keyner
Head of Public Affairs, mr. drs. Niels Lemmers
Head of Legal, mr. dr. Paul Coenen
Associate Public Affairs, ms Katja de Gooijer

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Taxation

    Membership and affiliation

VEB is member of EuroFinUse and EuroShareholders.

EuroFinUse aims at representing and defending at the European level the interests of financial services users in order to promote training, research and information on investments, savings, borrowings and Personal Finances of individuals in Europe, by grouping the organisations pursuing the same objectives at a national or international level. It acts by respecting the European principle of subsidiarity. Already about 45 national organizations of investors and other financial services users have joined us, and EuroFinUse already represents about four million European citizens.

Following the worst financial crisis since 1929, EuroFinUse's main objective for 2011 is to restore financial services consumers' confidence. In order to do so, UeroFinUse will focus on four key priorities:

1. A better governance of financial supervision
2. Better transparency, liquidity, integrity, and efficiency of capital markets
3. A better protection of financial services consumers
4. More responsible and more competitive lending

Euroshareholders is the organisation of European shareholders associations. It was founded in 1992 with its General Secretariat in Brussels. At present Euroshareholders gathers 31 national shareholders associations all over Europe.

The organisation's overall task is to represent the interests of individual shareholders in the European Union.

The main objectives of Euroshareholders are:

1. To protect and represent the interests of shareholders and other investors in listed securities
2. To enhance shareholders' value
3. To guarantee equal treatment of all shareholders
4. To support harmonisation at the EU level on appropriate issues
5. To support corporate governance principles at the European level
6. To promote financial education and scientific research on capital market and shareholder value, e.g. in the regulatory area

One of Euroshareholders' activities is also fighting against insider trading, misleading information and other forms of financial criminality. Many of our members bring cases in court in their national jurisdictions despite the lack of collective redress schemes for investors in a majority of EU member countries.

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

250,000  € - 300,000  €

0 €

0 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Handvest Beroepsvereniging voor Public Affairs - Netherlands