BDO Guest Blog: Covid-19 and FinTech opportunities


In this global edition, BDO’s team of fintech experts presents some of the challenges facing fintech companies, advises on how to overcome them, and how to prepare to best grasp the future opportunities that await. Covid-19’s effect on markets, the economy, industries and fintech companies leads to a mix of new opportunities and challenges. Increased […]

BDO Guest Blog: EBA Guidelines Outsourcing

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In previous articles, we informed banks and payment institutions about the implementation of the EBA’s new guidelines on outsourcing arrangements. These guidelines introduce new requirements and have a significant impact. You can read the articles here and here. Background The old European guidelines on outsourcing date back to 2006. Those guidelines briefly set out general requirements for outsourcing […]

BDO Guest Blog: Managing Tax Integrity Risks by banking clients

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Banks face severe legal, financial and reputational risks when their clients engage in tax evasion or tax avoidance. Management of tax integrity risks by banking clients is therefore a key topic for banks operating in the Netherlands. Under the Dutch Financial Supervision Act, banks are required to take preventive measures to reduce the risk of […]

BDO Guest Blog: Dutch Innovation box Regulation

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The legislative amendments for the innovation box scheme have been in effect since 2017. The main objective is and will continue to be: encouraging business innovation by offering tax incentives. With this in mind, we need to make the best possible and most efficient use of the new rules at an early stage. Which tools […]