Dutch central bank wants audit investigation into its role in SNS collapse

Jeroen Dijsselbloem

The Netherlands Bank (DNB) would like European rules to be changed to allow the central bank to be investigated by the Netherlands' Central Audit Court, following calls from Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem for an investigation of its conduct in the recent forced nationalisation of SNS Reaal Bank.

Netherlands Bank spokesperson Flore Kraaijeveld told CentralBanking.com that under the terms of current Dutch and EU legislation, it is illegal for Netherlands Bank to divulge information

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