On 9 December the definitive Dutch Corporation Governance Code (hereafter referred to as the code) of the Tabaksblat committee was published. The Board and the Supervisory Board of the Porceleyne Fles share the principle the committee has applied. The company is a long-term joint venture of various parties affiliated with the company. The interested parties are the groups and individuals who directly or indirectly influence the attainment of the objectives of the company or are influenced by it, such as employees, purchasers as well as the government and social groups.