PRESS RELEASE
28/03/2008

Final judgment Dutch Supreme Court concerning share-leasing agreements

The Dutch Supreme Court has ruled today that spouse consent is mandatory to enter into share-leasing agreements.
The financial consequences of this final judgment for Dexia are expected to amount to about EUR 32 million. A provision for this amount will be recorded in the 1Q 2008 results.

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