Vereniging van Effectenbezitters
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Trade and business associations
P.O. box: 240
Den Haag 2501 CE
Mr Paul Koster
Mr Niels Lemmers
Legal & Public Affairs Manager
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
MiFID II (Level 2)
Green Paper CMU
Shareholders' Rights Directive
Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Insurance Mediation Directive II
Market Abuse Directive/Regulation
IPISC CWG of ESMA (Niels Lemmers)
Financial Services User Group (E02594)
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 gives feedback to relevant consultations organised by national governments as well as the European Commission and comments on their draft laws and regulations.
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 has been represented at various (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. 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.
75%: 2 50%: 1 25%: 3
Six staff members of VEB involved:
Director, Paul Koster
Vice-Director, Ir. Errol Keyner
Head of Public Affairs, mr. drs. Niels Lemmers
Head of Legal, mr. dr. Paul Coenen
Public Affairs Advisor, drs. Sibe de Bok
Associate Public Affairs, ms Katja de Gooijer
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VEB is a member of European Investors' Association
01/2015 - 12/2015
200,000 € - 299,999 €
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
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:
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