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 France participate in deposit guarantee schemes of their home countries. This means that GE Capital bank limited participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of the United Kingdom.
GE Capital bank limited is a member of Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and makes its contributions into it. In the case of GE Capital bank limited failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation: