Moscow. January 21. Agent banks on Thursday suspended the payment of insurance compensation to depositors of Vneshprombank, write customers on banking forums and confirmed employee of the call center of VTB 24 (together with Sberbank is the agent on payment insurance).
The problem of Vneshprombank top 50 largest credit institutions, opened at the end of last year. The Central Bank on 18 December was appointed to the Bank a temporary administration, and on December 22, imposed a moratorium on satisfaction of requirements of creditors of Vneshprombank that by law is insured.
Agent banks (VTB 24 and Sberbank) 11 January 2016, has started to pay insurance to the clients of the credit institution. According to the Agency for Deposit insurance (DIA), for payment of compensation amounting to about 45 billion rubles can apply for over 67 thousand depositors.
By law the insurance case related to the moratorium on satisfaction of creditors ‘ claims for compensation could only apply during the term of the moratorium. In the case of Russia, the moratorium has expired on Thursday, January 21, the corresponding order is published on the website of the Central Bank. At the same time since January 21, the Central Bank revoked the license Vneshprombank that, in fact, is a new insurable event, and payment must begin no later than two weeks from the date of revocation of the license, not later than 4 February.
“Due to the fact that today revoked the license of Vneshprombank, compensation suspended. Information for further action and payouts will be posted shortly on the website of our Bank and the Deposit insurance Agency”, – said in the call center of VTB 24.
“Just called in VTB – learn about the Euro-dollar at the expense of the DIA. They received a letter that from today stop the payments for 2 weeks, since an accident occurred,” writes one customer on the portal banki.ru.
“This morning has not been able to find the registry, raced from window to window and at 11:30 about the head of the Department said that called and said that for technical reasons, payments under the DIA of Vneshprombank postponed until 4 February (two weeks from now),” writes another customer.
In turn, the Agency on insurance of contributions (ASV) comforted investors, saying that in connection with the revocation of the license from Vneshprombank acceptance of applications and payment of the insurance indemnity will be continued to January 22.
The Bank of Russia on Thursday evening clarified that the payment of insurance compensation to depositors of Vneshprombank is carried out on the basis of the introduction by the Bank of Russia of the moratorium on satisfaction of requirements of creditors of the Bank. Payment of insurance indemnity for liabilities in foreign currency are calculated in rubles at the exchange rate of the Bank of Russia on the date of introduction of the moratorium on 22 December 2015.
In VTB 24 have confirmed that the 21 of January, by order of the ACB was suspended receiving applications for the payment of insurance indemnity to depositors of Vneshprombank. Payments have been suspended in connection with the withdrawal of the Bank license.
“By decision of the ACB accepting applications and payment of insurance compensation will continue tomorrow, January 22, 2016. As of 20 January, the Bank repaid a total of 17.5 billion rubles, which is about 60% of total payments. For reimbursement requested more than 24 thousand customers”, – stated in the message.
Vneshprombank in the first three quarters of 2015 took 34 th place by volume of assets in ranking “Interfax-100” prepared “Interfax-CEA”.