Is Bitvavo regulated?

Bitvavo is obliged to register with De Nederlandsche Bank with the introduction of the fifth anti-money laundering directive that came into effect on 21 May 2020. This registration obligation means that Bitvavo:

Additionally, Bitvavo is registered in Austria, France, and Italy. 

In addition, Bitvavo is a member of 'Verenigde Bitcoin Bedrijven Nederland', a self-regulatory body that imposes a code of conduct on its members, based on which the 'best practices' in the digital currency sector must be complied with.

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