The ordinary and extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Banco di Desio e della Brianza S.p.A., meeting today on first call, approved planned amendments to the Articles of Association in transposition of regulations introduced by Bank of Italy Instructions dated 4.3.2008, and the document on remuneration policy as required under the instructions.
The amendments in question, which have no significant impact on the existing corporate governance model as a whole, form part of the Group’s Corporate Governance Plan, details of which are provided in the annual corporate governance report published on 27 March 20091 and can be consulted on the Bank’s web site www.bancodesio.it.
The above-mentioned amendments to the Articles of Association have already been confirmed by Bank of Italy pursuant to art. 56 of the Consolidated Law on Banking. The text of the new Articles of Association (due for registration in the Register of Companies by 30 June 2009) can also be consulted on the Bank’s web site, as can the document on remuneration policy.
Desio, June 25, 2009
BANCO DI DESIO E DELLA BRIANZA SPA
1 With regard to the Italian subsidiary banks it should be noted that – as partial amendment to indications given in the Annual Report – the role of Independent Director was also introduced in the Articles of Association of Banco Desio Lazio SpA, Banco Desio Toscana SpA and Banco Desio Veneto SpA following approval by their respective extraordinary Shareholders’ Meetings held on 23-24 June.