The General Council of the Riksbank makes an extended review

News At its ordinary meeting today, the General Council of the Riksbank decided on an extended review of whether members of the Executive Board have violated any rules of conduct in connection with the Riksbank's drafting or decision-making on matters relating to the Riksbank's purchases of corporate bonds in 2020 and 2021.

KPMG, which is the General Council's audit function, will assist the General Council in carrying out the review. The results of the review are expected to be ready at the next meeting of the General Council on 17 December.

“The General Council has the task of regularly monitoring the Riksbank's activities and how the Executive Board manages them. In view of the information in the media, we have decided to conduct an extended review of the members of the Executive Board”, says Susanne Eberstein, Chair of the General Council in a comment.

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Updated 12/11/2021