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This section presents the FGDR's official press releases related to the highlights of its activity.
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The FGDR is warning the public of the action of scammers who are using its name to contact individuals ans companies by letter.
PRESS RELEASE - October 13th 2021
Fraudulent letters signed by the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR) and on its letterhead are currently being sent to recipients, telling them that, following notification of a call for contributions to the FGDR’s deposit guarantee scheme, previously (and allegedly) sent by the ACPR i, they now have to make the payment to an account according to the instructions in these letters.
As previously with the ACPR and the notification of the call for contributions, the FGDR is in no way responsible for these letters. Anyone receiving one of these letters is strongly advised not to act on them and not to make any bank payments or transfer any information whatsoever.
Only credit institutions are subject to the obligation to pay contributions to the deposit guarantee scheme. Individuals and commercial companies that are not credit institutions are not affected by this obligation. FGDR member institutions will be informed of their call for contributions individually according to the usual FGDR and ACPR procedures.
The Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (ACPR i) is warning the public of the actions of scammers who are using its name to contact individuals and companies by letter.
PRESS RELEASE - October 1st 2021
Fraudulent messages on ACPR letterhead are being sent to recipients telling them that they will receive a call for contributions to the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR) and that they must carefully follow the instructions for paying this contribution.
The ACPR and FGDR are alerting recipients to these messages because they are not sent by the ACPR. Recipients are strongly advised not to act on them.
Only credit institutions are subject to the obligation to pay contributions to the deposit guarantee scheme. Individuals and commercial companies that are not credit institutions are not affected by this obligation. Institutions will be informed of their call for contributions individually, according to the usual procedures.
Results of the 2021 FGDR awareness barometer and knowledge
PRESS RELEASE - September 14th 2021
The results of the 6th Harris Interactive poll show a level of confidence in the banking sector which remains high and increased awareness of the FGDR and the
Émilie de Chezelles – Agence CLAI
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Sylvie Godron-Derozières - FGDR
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Website FGDR : www.garantiedesdepots.fr
The FGDR is not supposed to express opinion on the situation of the banking and financial sector.
However, it is regularly solicited by the media on the following themes:
- the framework of its interventions and its operating system;
- the projects of national and international regulations;
- guidelines on the management of its financial resources.
COVID-19 Information - 4 November 2020
In light of the measures issued by the French government related to the COVID-19 crisis, the FGDR wishes to inform you that it has implemented its business continuity plan.
All employees are working remotely. The FGDR remains in contact with all its service providers and partners, who have also implemented their business continuity plans.
The FGDR is able to operate and carry out its missions. We welcome your questions which you can submit via the Contact section.
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The FGDR publishes its 2020 Activity Report
PRESS RELEASE - May 18th 2021
The year 2020 was unprecedented in many respects. While the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR) did, of course, adapt its organisation and method of operation to the health restrictions, the past year was, above all, one of continued expansion.
The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR) renews its credit line for an amount of €1.5 billion
PRESS RELEASE - January 12th 2021
The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR) announces the signature of a credit line to replace the one maturing in early January 2021. Its amount is increased to one billion five hundred million euros (compared to 1.4 billion for the previous one) and it is set to mature in January 2023 with two one-year extension options.
The fifth edition of the Harris Interactive poll confirms an increase in the FGDR's name recognition and knowledge of the deposit guarantee scheme
PRESS RELEASE – 8 October 2020
For the fifth straight year, the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR) has measured French people’s knowledge of the deposit guarantee scheme and the FGDR. This poll, conducted by the Harris Interactive market research firm in late May 2020, also measures knowledge of the products and amounts covered and the compensation period.
1999-2019: the FGDR celebrates its 20th anniversary and publishes its 2019 activity report
PRESS RELEASE – 7 July 2020
The year 2019 marked the 20th anniversary of the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR). The publication of its annual report is an invitation to look back on the work undertaken to ensure even greater protection for customers of the financial sector and safeguard the stability of the system.
New members of the FGDR’s Supervisory Board in 2020
PRESS RELEASE - 20 May 2020
The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR) has appointed new representatives to its Supervisory Board.
Results of the 2019 name recognition poll - 12 November 2019
PRESS RELEASE - 12 November 2019
The FGDR unveils the annual results of its deposit guarantee scheme name recognition and knowledge poll.
Appointment of Michel Cadelano, member of the FGDR's Executive Board - 8 October 2018
PRESS RELEASE - 8 October 2019
Michel Cadelano is appointed to the Executive Board of the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR).
Replacement of members of the FGDR’s Supervisory Board - September 2018
PRESS RELEASE - 27 September 2018
The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution (FGDR) has appointed some new Supervisory Board members.
Thierry DISSAUX, Chairman of the European Forum of Deposit Insurers
PRESS RELEASE - 4 OCTOBER 2016
The Chairman of the FGDR’s Executive Board, Thierry Dissaux, is elected Chairman of the European Forum of Deposit i Insurers (EFDI).
The EFDI adopts the European Cooperation Agreement drawn up on the initiative of the FGDR
PRESS RELEASE - 28 SEPTEMBER 2016
The European Forum of Deposit i Insurers (EFDI) adopts the Home/Host Cooperation (H2C) Agreement drawn up on the initiative of the FGDR.
International Conference for Deposit Insurers hosted in Paris by the FGDR
PRESS RELEASE - 11 JULY 2016
FGDR-IADI international conference on financial stability: “Diversity and harmonisation of deposit insurance”. CONCLUSIONS.
PRESS RELEASE - 6 JUNE 2016
“Diversity and harmonisation of deposit insurance”: international conference on financial stability organised by the FGDR with deposit insurers from 78 countries.