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Legal and Regulatory Information
This document is issued by the following companies in the Kleinwort Hambros Group under the brand name Kleinwort Hambros:
SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. The firm reference number is 119250. The company is incorporated in England and Wales under number 964058 and its registered address is 5th Floor, 8 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4JU.
SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (CI) Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission ("JFSC") for banking, investment, money services and fund services business. The company is incorporated in Jersey under number 2693 and its registered address is PO Box 78, SG Hambros House, 18 Esplanade, St Helier, Jersey JE4 8PR.
SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (CI) Limited – Guernsey Branch is also regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission ("GFSC") for banking, investment and money services business. Its address is PO Box 6, Hambro House, St Julian’s Avenue, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 3AE.
The company (including the branch) is also authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") in respect of UK regulated mortgage business and its firm reference number is 310344. This document has not been authorised or reviewed by the JFSC, GFSC or FCA.
SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (Gibraltar) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission for the conduct of banking, investment and insurance mediation business. The company is incorporated in Gibraltar under number 01294 and its registered address is 32 Line Wall Road, Gibraltar.
SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited is covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme ("FSCS"). The FSCS can pay compensation to eligible depositors or investors if a bank is unable to meet its financial obligations. Most depositors and investors – including most individuals and businesses – are covered by the scheme.
In relation to investment services compensation will be payable, however, only in circumstances where we have been in default to you of our obligations. It will not be available merely because your investments have not performed as well as you had expected unless we are somehow at fault.
For further information about the schemes (including the amounts covered and eligibility to claim) please contact your Private Banker or refer to the FSCS website: www.fscs.org.uk.
SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (CI) Limited is a participant in the Jersey Bank Depositors Compensation Scheme (the “JBDC Scheme”). The JBDC Scheme offers protection for eligible deposits of up to £50,000. The maximum total amount of compensation is capped at £100,000,000 in any five year period. Full details of the JBDC Scheme and banking groups covered are available on the States of Jersey website www.gov.je/dcs or on request.
SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (CI) Limited – Guernsey Branch is a participant in the Guernsey Banking Deposit Compensation Scheme (the “GBDC Scheme”). The GBDC Scheme offers protection for “qualifying deposits” up to £50,000, subject to certain limitations. The maximum total amount of compensation is capped at £100,000,000 in any five year period. Full details are available on the GBDC Scheme’s website www.dcs.gg or on request.
Please note the Channel Islands are not part of the UK and when you conduct business with SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (CI) Limited you will not be eligible for: (a) the protections provided under the UK's Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 other than protections relating specifically to UK regulated mortgage business; or (b) referring complaints to the UK’s Financial Ombudsman Service. However SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (CI) Limited’s UK regulated mortgage business is covered under the UK's Financial Services Compensation Scheme ("FSCS"). You may be entitled to compensation from the FSCS if SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (CI) Limited cannot meet its obligations in relation to UK regulated mortgage business. This depends on the circumstances of the claim. For further information about the FSCS (including the amounts covered and eligibility to claim) please contact your Private Banker or refer to the FSCS website: www.fscs.org.uk.
SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (Gibraltar) Limited is a participant in the Gibraltar Deposit Guarantee Scheme (the “Deposit Scheme”). You may be entitled to compensation from the Deposit Scheme if we cannot meet our obligations. Most deposits denominated in currencies of the European Economic Area and Euros are covered. Further details of the Deposit Scheme are available on request or can be found at www.gdgb.gi. The Deposit Scheme does not apply to fiduciary deposits.
Kleinwort Hambros is part of Societe Generale Private Banking, which is part of the wealth management arm of the Societe Generale Group. Societe Generale is a French bank authorised in France by the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Resolution, located at 61, rue Taitbout, 75436 Paris Cedex 09 and under the prudential supervision of the European Central Bank. It is also authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.
Further information on the Kleinwort Hambros Group including additional legal and regulatory details can be found at: www.kleinworthambros.com
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