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Information Notice

Information for East-Siberian Transport Commercial Bank borrowers

The provisional administration of JSC East-Siberian Transport Commercial Bank, appointed by Bank of Russia Order No. OD-2716, dated 19 October 2018, following licence revocation, in the course of its examination of the credit institution’s financial standing, has identified transactions suggesting efforts to siphon off assets, which consist in consist in assignment to third parties of amounts outstanding of lending to individuals and companies to a total of over 200 million rubles. These were conducted by the bank’s owners in the run-up to the licence revocation.

The provisional administration is currently working to prepare materials in the case to take to court with a view to ruling these transactions as illegal pursuant to Articles 61.1–61.9 of the Federal Law ‘On Insolvency (Bankruptcy)’.

The borrowers, following Clause 1 Article 327 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (further referred to as the Civil Code), considering the evident uncertainly as to who the obligee is, may deposit cash funds with a notary for further repayment of their liabilities.

Clause 2 Article 327 of the Civil Code sets forth that lodging cash or securities in a notary’s deposit account is deemed as satisfaction of liabilities.

03 December 2018

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