Dutch bankers will face punishment for breaking oath

New rules introduce possible bans and fines from 2015

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Bankers in the Netherlands will face punishment for breaking their banker's oath from April 2015, and all bank employees will be required to swear the oath from January 2015 as rules designed to restore trust in the banking industry are strengthened.

The disciplinary measures for offenders are currently being finalised, but likely sanctions including fines or a ban from working in the industry, according to a spokesperson from the Dutch Banking Association (NVB).

The measures are part of a joint

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