Information on the Deposit Guarantee Scheme in Finland
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Do you need information on the Deposit Guarantee Scheme in Finland and the protection afforded by it to holders of deposits with deposit banks? The Financial Stability Authority is responsible for the deposit guarantee in Finland and provides general information and advice on matters regarding the deposit guarantee via the following contact channels:
1. Website of the Financial Stability Authority on deposit guarantee matters: http://rvv.fi/en/deposit-guarantee-scheme
2. Contact form on the website of the Financial Stability Authority: http://rvv.fi/en/contact-us
3. Email in joint use: firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Telephone for advice on the deposit guarantee: 0295 253 530 (when calling from Finland); +358 295 253 530 (when calling from abroad), Mon–Fri 9 am – 11 am, excluding bank holidays. Calling and queuing from a landline phone are charged at the local network rate (paikallisverkkomaksu, pvm); when a mobile phone is used, the mobile call charge (matkapuhelumaksu, mpm) is applied.
From any of the above points of contact, you can obtain answers to, for example, the following questions: What is the Deposit Guarantee Scheme? Are all depositors covered by the deposit guarantee? Which bank products areprovide covered by a deposit guarantee enhancing their protectionscheme? In which situations will deposits be compensated for from the assets of the Deposit Guarantee Fund? Are depositors required to take action in order to obtain protection for their deposits etc?
The purpose of the Financial Stability Authority’s service ‘Information on the deposit guarantee’ is to provide general information on deposit guarantee matters and help increase awareness of the Deposit Guarantee Scheme. As regards questions relating to a customer relationship with an individual bank and its account products, it is advisable to contact the bank in question directly. Banks are under a statutory obligation to provide their depositors with adequate information on the deposit guarantee.
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The website of the Financial Stability Authority is a good starting place to obtain information about the Deposit Guarantee Scheme.