DNB is a versatile organisation:
- DNB is a public limited company incorporated under Dutch law. The Dutch State is the sole shareholder.
- DNB is part of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), which is responsible for European banking supervision,
- It is an independent public body with a national mandate for supervision, resolution and the deposit guarantee scheme (DGS).
DNB operates under the provisions of the 1998 Bank Act, the Financial Supervision Act (Wet op het financieel toezicht – Wft), the Dutch Civil Code, DNB's articles of association and the rules of procedure.Further information on DNB's organisational structure.