Netherlands: Discord over bourse policing

Supervisors of financial institutions in the Netherlands disagree over the division of tasks over the control of share trading. The conflict centres on the role of the Dutch securities board (STE) with regard to institutions which fall under one of the other two supervisory bodies.

The conflict was revealed in the interim report of the Board of Financial Supervisory Bodies umbrella group sent to parliament yesterday. The board comprises the STE, the central bank and the insurance industry regu