Financial Regulatory Forum

SNAP ANALYSIS-ECB’s Wellink vulnerable after report on DSB bank failure

June 29, 2010

By Ben Berkowitz

AMSTERDAM, June 29 (Reuters) – A scathing report on the failure of Dutch bank DSB is likely to revive calls for European Central Bank governing council member Nout Wellink to step down early from some or all of his roles.

Dutch central bank seizes DSB; govt plans probe

October 12, 2009

dsb-bank   By Gilbert Kreijger and Ben Berkowitz
   AMSTERDAM, Oct 12 (Reuters) – The Dutch central bank seized control of the troubled DSB Bank on Monday after efforts to preserve it with a consortium of five larger banks failed.