DNB’s reaction to Scheltema Commission’s report

Press release
Date 29 June 2010

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) has taken note of the report by the Scheltema Commission on the demise of DSB Bank, and of the Minister of Finance Jan Kees de Jager’s accompanying letter.

DNB agrees with the Minister’s decision to broadly endorse the Commission’s analysis, conclusions and recommendations. The Scheltema report refers positively to the DNB Supervision Strategy 2010 - 2014, published in March, which describes the spearheads of DNB’s approach to supervision.

For further information please contact Tobias Oudejans (tel. +31 (0)20-524 3100 or +31 (0)6-524 96 961) or Herman Lutke Schipholt (tel. + 31 (0)20-524 2712 or + 31 (0)6-524 96 900).