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Dutch Banks After Five Turbulent Years - An Overview by the Netherlands Central Bank
The DNB (Netherlands Central Bank) has published a succinct overview of the state of the Netherlands banking sector since the outbreak of the financial crisis.
Turbulent financial and economic conditions have brought changes the Dutch banking industry since 2007. As a result of the credit crisis and the split-up of ABN AMRO, the industry has become more domestically oriented than before. The industry has also become less profitable. Banks have responded to the changed conditions by reducing their operating costs, increasing their retail deposit base and tightening their credit standards.
Here is the link to the rest of the story at the DNB website: http://www.dnb.nl/en/news/news-and-archive/dnbulletin-2012/dnb279506.jsp