Welcome to Banking and Savings (UK) 2012

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Welcome to the Banking and Savings (UK) website. We aim to provide you with all the advice andinformation you might require regarding financial management. Most people nowadays seem to be using Internet banking, which means the traditional customer and bank manager relationship has now been replaced by a password. Internet banking is not only extremely convenient for customers, it also removes the need to keep bank branches open for twenty four hours a day. While offering an Internet banking option may require some initial investment by a bank, the costs can quickly be covered thanks to the speed with which bank customers can be served, plus the reductions in establishment and overtime costs. Internet banking clearly cuts down on the amount of administrative work that a bank branch is otherwise required to deal with.

Based on the vast swathes of people who are now using Internet banking, future plans of opening bank branches in cities can be reduced, meaning big investments are not necessary. Everything is now possible via Internet banking, from the request of a new check book, transfer of monies, e-payments, statement downloads, and more. Furthermore ancillary services such as vehicle loans, home loans, and investment banking can all now be handled through Internet banking.

The convenience of this new ‘anytime’ banking is crucial; customers are now freed from the need to travel to their local branch and this alone is reason enough for the popularity of Internet banking nowadays. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding Banking and Savings (UK).

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LIST OF BANKS AS COMPILED BY THE FSA 
Banks incorporated in the United Kingdom 
Abbey National Treasury Services plc DB UK Bank Limited
ABC International Bank plc Duncan Lawrie Limited
ABOC (LONDON) LIMITED
Access Bank UK Limited, The EFG Private Bank Limited
Adam & Company plc Egg Banking plc
Ahli United Bank (UK) plc Europe Arab Bank plc
AIB Group (UK) Plc European Islamic Investment Bank Plc
Airdrie Savings Bank
Aldermore Bank Plc FBN Bank (UK) Ltd
Alliance & Leicester plc FCE Bank plc
Alliance Trust Savings Limited FIBI Bank (UK) plc
Allied Bank Philippines (UK) plc
Alpha Bank London Limited Gatehouse Bank plc
AMC Bank Ltd Ghana International Bank plc
Ansbacher & Co Limited Goldman Sachs International Bank
ANZ Bank (Europe) Limited Guaranty Trust Bank (UK) Limited
Arbuthnot Latham & Co Limited Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited
Banc of America Securities Limited Habib Allied International Bank plc
Bank Leumi (UK) plc Habibsons Bank Limited
Bank Mandiri (Europe) Limited Hampshire Trust plc
Bank of Beirut (UK) Ltd Harrods Bank Ltd
Bank of Ceylon (UK) Ltd Havin Bank Ltd
Bank of China (UK) Ltd HFC Bank Ltd
Bank of Communications (UK) Limited HSBC Bank plc
Bank of Ireland (UK) Plc HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited
Bank of London and The Middle East plc HSBC Trust Company (UK) Ltd
Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited, The
Bank of Scotland plc ICBC (London) Ltd
Bank of the Philippine Islands (Europe) PLC ICICI Bank UK Plc
Bank Saderat plc Intercontinental Bank (UK) plc
Bank Sepah International plc Investec Bank PLC
Barclays Bank plc Islamic Bank of Britain plc
Barclays Bank Trust Company Limited
BIRA Finance Limited J.P. Morgan Europe Limited
BMCE Bank International plc J.P. Morgan International Bank Limited
British Arab Commercial Bank Plc J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd
Broadcastle Bank Limited Jordan International Bank plc
Brown Shipley & Co Limited Julian Hodge Bank Limited
Butterfield Bank (UK) Limited
Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Limited (In administration)
C Hoare & Co Kexim Bank (UK) Ltd
CAF Bank Ltd Kingdom Bank Ltd
Cater Allen Limited Kleinwort Benson Bank Ltd
Charity Bank Ltd, The Kookmin Bank International Ltd
China Construction Bank (London) Limited
CIBC World Markets plc Lloyds TSB Bank plc
CIT Bank Limited Lloyds TSB Private Banking Ltd
Citibank International plc Lloyds TSB Scotland plc
Close Brothers Limited
Clydesdale Bank plc
Consolidated Credits Bank Ltd
Co-operative Bank plc, The
Coutts & Company
Credit Suisse (UK) Limited
Credit Suisse International
Crown Agents Bank Limited
Continued on page 2
This list of banks is intended to be used solely as a guide. The FSA does not warrant, nor accept any responsibility for 
the accuracy or completeness of the list or for any loss which may arise from reliance by any person on information in 
the list. 
(Amendments to the List of Banks since 31 October 2011 can be found on page 6)
1 December 2011 Page 1 of 6LIST OF BANKS AS COMPILED BY THE FSA ON 30 NOVEMBER 2011
Banks incorporated in the United Kingdom (continued)
Macquarie Bank International Limited Talos Securities Limited
Marks and Spencer Financial Services plc TD Bank Europe Limited
MBNA Europe Bank Ltd Tesco Personal Finance Plc
Melli Bank plc Turkish Bank (UK) Ltd
Methodist Chapel Aid Limited
Metro Bank PLC UBS Limited
Mizuho International plc Ulster Bank Ltd
Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited Union Bank UK plc
United National Bank Limited
N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd United Trust Bank Limited
National Bank of Egypt (UK) Limited Unity Trust Bank plc
National Bank of Kuwait (International) plc
National Westminster Bank plc Vanquis Bank Limited
Nomura Bank International plc Virgin Bank Limited
Northern Bank Limited VTB Capital Plc
Northern Rock plc
Northern Trust Global Services Limited Weatherbys Bank Limited
Wesleyan Bank Limited
OneSavings Bank Plc Westpac Europe Limited
Pensions Bank Limited Zenith Bank (UK) Limited
Persia International Bank Plc
PNB (EUROPE) PLC
Punjab National Bank (International) Limited
QIB (UK) Plc
R. Raphael & Sons plc
Rathbone Investment Management Limited
RBC Europe Limited
Reliance Bank Ltd
Royal Bank of Scotland plc, The
Sainsbury's Bank plc
Santander UK Plc
Schroder & Co Ltd
Scotiabank Europe plc
Scottish Widows Bank plc
Secure Trust Bank plc
SG Hambros Bank Limited
Shawbrook Bank Limited
Smith & Williamson Investment Management Ltd
Sonali Bank (UK) Limited
Southsea Mortgage & Investment Co Ltd
Standard Bank Plc
Standard Chartered Bank
State Street Bank Europe Limited
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Ltd
1 December 2011 Page 2 of 6LIST OF BANKS AS COMPILED BY THE FSA ON 30 NOVEMBER 2011
Banks incorporated outside the EEA authorised to accept deposits through a branch in the UK 
ABSA Bank Limited Korea Development Bank - London Branch, The
Arab Banking Corporation (B.S.C) Korea Exchange Bank
Arab National Bank
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd Macquarie Bank Ltd
Malayan Banking Berhad
Banco do Brasil SA Mashreqbank PSC
Bangkok Bank Public Company Ltd Mega International Commercial Bank Co. Ltd
Bank Hapoalim B.M. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Bank of America, N.A. Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Limited
Bank of Baroda Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd 
Bank of China Limited
Bank of East Asia Ltd Nacional Financiera SNC
Bank of India National Australia Bank Limited
Bank of Montreal National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Bank of New York Mellon, The National Bank of Canada
Bank of Nova Scotia, The Nedbank Ltd
Bank of Taiwan Norinchukin Bank, The
Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Limited, The Northern Trust Company, The
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited
Canara Bank
Chang Hwa Commercial Bank Ltd Pt Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk
Chiba Bank Ltd, The
CIMB Bank Berhad Qatar National Bank SAQ
Citibank, N.A.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Rafidain Bank, The (In Liquidation)
Credit Suisse AG RBC Dexia Investor Services Trust
Riyad Bank
DBS Bank Ltd Royal Bank of Canada
Emirates NBD PJSC Samba Financial Group
Export-Import Bank of India Shanghai Commercial Bank Ltd
Shinhan Bank
Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM) Limited State Bank of India
First Commercial Bank State Street Bank and Trust Company
FirstRand Bank Limited Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co Ltd, The
Syndicate Bank
Gulf International Bank BSC
T C Ziraat Bankasi AS
Habib Bank AG Zurich Toronto-Dominion Bank, The 
Habib Bank Ltd Turkiye Is Bankasi AS
Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, The
HSBC Bank USA NA, London Branch UBS AG
Hua Nan Commercial Bank Ltd Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA
United Overseas Bank Ltd
Industrial Bank of Korea
Israel Discount Bank Ltd Wells Fargo Bank, National Association
Westpac Banking Corporation
JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A Woori Bank
1 December 2011 Page 3 of 6LIST OF BANKS AS COMPILED BY THE FSA ON 30 NOVEMBER 2011
Banks incorporated in the EEA entitled to accept deposits through a branch in the UK 
AB Ukio bankas Fortis Bank S.A/N.V
ABN AMRO Bank NV
Allfunds Bank SA GE Corporate Finance Bank SAS
Allied Irish Banks plc Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland, The
Alpha Bank AE
HSH Nordbank AG
Banca IMI SpA Hypo Public Finance Bank 
Banca March SA
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA ING Bank NV
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA ING Direct N.V.
Banco de Sabadell Intesa Sanpaolo SpA
Banco Espírito Santo SA Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited
Banco Itau BBA International, S.A.
Banco Popolare S.c KAS Bank N.V.
Banco Santander Totta SA KBC Bank NV
Banco Santander, S.A.
Banif - Banco Internacional do Funchal SA Landesbank Baden-Württemberg
Bank Insinger de Beaufort NV Landesbank Berlin AG
Bank J Safra (Gibraltar) Limited Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale
Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd Landsbanki Islands hf
Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, The Lehman Brothers Bankhaus AG
Banque Chaabi du Maroc 
Banque Transatlantique SA Marfin Popular Bank Public Company Ltd
Bayerische Landesbank Merrill Lynch International Bank Limited
BLOM Bank France
BNP Paribas National Bank of Greece SA
BNP Paribas Securities Services Natixis
Byblos Bank Europe SA Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale
Nordea Bank Finland plc
Caixa Geral de Deopsitos SA
Commerzbank AG Piraeus Bank SA
Confederacion Espanola de Cajas de Ahorros
Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen - Boerenleenbank B.A Royal Bank of Scotland N.V., The
Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank
Crédit Agricole SA Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (PUBL)
Crédit Industriel et Commercial Société Générale
State Street Bank GmbH
Danske Bank A/S Svenska Handelsbanken AB (PUBL)
Deutsche Bank AG
Deutsche Hypothekenbank AG TD Waterhouse Bank NV
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG Triodos Bank NV
Deutsche Postbank AG
DNB Bank ASA Ulster Bank Ireland Limited
DZ Bank AG, Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank UniCredit Bank AG
UniCredit S.p.A
EFG Eurobank Ergasias SA
Elavon Financial Services Limited Volkswagen Bank GmbH
Emporiki Bank of Greece SA
Erste Group Bank AG Westdeutsche ImmobilienBank AG
Eurohypo AG Western Union International Bank GmbH
WestLB AG
1 December 2011 Page 4 of 6LIST OF BANKS AS COMPILED BY THE FSA ON 30 NOVEMBER 2011
Banks authorised in the EEA entitled to establish branches in the UK but not to accept deposits in the UK
Aareal Bank AG
ABN AMRO Clearing Bank N.V., London Branch
Banco Espanol de Credito SA
Banco Espirito Santo de Investimento SA
Bank Frick & Co AG
Banque PSA Finance
Carnegie Investment Bank AB
Citigroup Global Markets Deutschland AG
CNH Financial Services S.A.S
Depfa Bank plc
DVB Bank SE
Handelsbanken Finans AB
IKANO Bank SE
IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG
Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG
John Deere Bank SA
KBC Bank Ireland plc
KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH
Landsbanki Islands hf
MainFirst Bank AG
Mediobanca
Mercedes-Benz Bank AG
NIBC Bank N.V.
Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski S.A.
Raiffeisen Bank International AG
Saxo Bank A/S
Sygma Banque
Wells Fargo Bank International
1 December 2011 Page 5 of 6LIST OF BANKS AS COMPILED BY THE FSA ON 30 NOVEMBER 2011
Amendments to the List of Banks since 31 October 2011
Banks incorporated in the United Kingdom 
Addition:
ABOC (LONDON) LIMITED
Change of Name:
Philippine National Bank (Europe) plc from to PNB (EUROPE) PLC
Banks incorporated outside the EEA authorised to accept deposits through a branch in the UK 
No Change
Banks incorporated in the EEA entitled to accept deposits through a branch in the UK 
Change of Name:
DnB NOR Bank ASA changed to DNB Bank ASA
Deletion:
Newedge Group
Landsbanki Islands hf
Banks authorised in the EEA entitled to establish branches in the UK but not to accept deposits in the UK
Addition:
Landsbanki Islands hf
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