Profiles

Ruler's legal framework is defined per 'profile'. You choose the profile that suits your organization; this way you only see the information that is relevant to you. In each profile, Ruler shows the details of the legal framework, clearly grouped according to themes and topics.

Content

Ruler is primarily focused on international and national financial laws and regulations. In addition to following the formal sources of law (such as EU regulations, directives, laws, decisions, regulations and guidance documents), news is also followed from, among others:

  • (inter)national regulators (such as DNB, AFM, ESMA, EIOPA, etc.);
  • judgments (Supreme Court, courts, Kifid, etc.);
  • trade organisations (NVB, Association of Insurers, etc.); and
  • internet consultations.

Below you will find an overview of the various Ruler profiles and their contents.

Banking investment firm
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Delegated Regulations
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisors (DNB, AFM, ESMA, EBA, ECB, FATF, EC, ESA, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (including Dutch Civil Code Book 7, Financial Supervision Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977, AVG Implementation Act, Network and Information Systems Security Act)
Insurer
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Delegated Regulations
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisors (DNB, AFM, EIOPA, ESA, FATF, EBA, EC, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (including Financial Supervision Act, Civil Code Book 2, 3 and 7, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977)
AIFM fund manager
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Delegated Regulations
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisors (DNB, AFM, ESMA, EBA, ECB, FATF, EC, ESA, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (including the Financial Supervision Act, Dutch Civil Code Book 2 and 7, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977, Act Implementing the EU Directive on Notifiable Cross-Border Schemes, Pensions Act)
Manager ICBE
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Delegated Regulations
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisors (DNB, AFM, ESMA, EBA, ECB, FATF, EC, ESA, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (e.g. Financial Supervision Act, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977)
Asset manager
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Technical Standards
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisors (DNB, AFM, ESMA, EBA, ESA, FATF, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (e.g. Financial Supervision Act, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977, Pensions Act)
Pension fund
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Technical Standards
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisory authorities (DNB, AFM, ESMA, EDPB, FATF, EC, ESA, EIOPA, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (e.g. Pensions Act, Financial Supervision Act, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977)
Broker
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Technical Standards
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisors (DNB, AFM, ESMA, EBA, ESA, FATF, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (e.g. Financial Supervision Act, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977, Pensions Act)
Trust office
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Technical Standards
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national regulators (DNB, AFM, ESMA, FATF, EDPB, EC, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (including Trust Offices Supervision Act 2018, Financial Supervision Act, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977)
Financial service provider
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Technical Standards
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisory authorities (DNB, AFM, ESMA, EBA, ECB, FATF, EC, ESA, EIOPA, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (including Dutch Civil Code Book 7, Financial Supervision Act, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977, Pension Act)
Payment service provider
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Technical Standards
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisors (DNB, AFM, EBA, EDPB, FATF, EC, ESA, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (including Dutch Civil Code Book 7, Financial Supervision Act, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, Sanctions Act 1977, Pension Act)
Issuing institution
  • EU Regulations
  • EU Directives
  • EU Technical Standards
  • Guidelines, Q&As and other publications from (inter)national supervisors (DNB, AFM, ESMA, FATF, EC, EDPB, etc.)
  • Dutch legislation (including the Financial Supervision Act, Civil Code Book 2, AVG Implementation Act, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act)
Other laws and regulations
Labour and participation (HR)
  • Work and Care Act
  • Working Conditions Act
  • Working Hours Act
  • Collective Redundancy Notification Act
  • Collective Labor Agreement Act
  • Equal Treatment Act
  • Equal Treatment in Employment (Age Discrimination) Act
  • Equal Treatment on the grounds of Disability or Chronic Illness Act
  • Equal Treatment (Men and Women) Act
  • Minimum Wage and Minimum Holiday Allowance Act
  • Works Councils Act
  • Dismissal Regulation
Pension (HR)
  • Pension Act
  • National Old-Age Pensions Act
  • Occupational Pension Schemes Act
  • Act on Equalisation of Pension Entitlements at a Separation
  • Act on Compulsory Membership of a Sector Pension Fund 2000
Social Security (HR)
  • Young Disabled Persons Act (Wajong)
  • Disability Assistance Act
  • Participation Act
  • Unemployment Act
  • Work and Income (Capacity for Work) Act
  • Social Welfare Act
  • General Survivors Pension Act
Fiscal
  • General Act pertaining to national taxes
  • Tax Collection Act 1990
  • Turnover Tax Act 1968
  • Corporation Tax Act
  • Inheritance Tax Act 1956
  • International Assistance in Taxation Act
  • Dividend Withholding Tax Act 1965
  • Law on Taxation of Legal Transactions 1970 Bank Tax Act
  • Betting and Gambling Act
  • Valuation of Immovable Property Act
  • General Law on Income-related Schemes
  • Double Taxation Avoidance Decree 2001
  • General Administrative Law Act
  • Income Tax Act 1964
  • Income Tax Act 2001
Legal doctrine
  • Book 1 to 7 Civl Code
  • Competition Act
  • General Administrative Law Act
  • Trade Register Act 2007
  • Extrajudicial Collection Costs Act
  • Notaries Act
  • Act on the Protection of Trade Secrets
  • Telecommunications Act
  • Copyright Act
  • Temporary Act COVID-19 Justice and Security
  • General Data Protection Regulation Implementation Act
  • Advertising Code
Legal procedures
  • Collective Settlement of Mass Damage Act
  • Bankruptcy Act
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Act on Advocates
  • Civil Procedure Act
Housing market
  • Cadastre Act
  • Climate Act
  • Energy-saving at Home subsidy scheme
  • BKR General Regulations – 1 February 2020