Deposit guarantee scheme is a financial stability mechanism implemented in many countries to protect bank depositors against the loss of their deposits in the case when a bank is unable to meet its obligations to depositors by compensating certain deposits held by depositors of the bank. This compensation is paid out from the contributions which banks have made into a deposit guarantee fund.
All branches of EEA-banks operating in the Netherlands participate in deposit guarantee schemes of their home countries. This means that The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc NL Branch participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of the United Kingdom.
The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc NL Branch is a member of Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and makes its contributions into it. In the case of The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc NL Branch failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation: