Shareholders of a failed institution recover their investment only after all depositors and other creditors receive payment in full on their claims, including interest, in accordance with the laws governing liquidation.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How does the closing of an institution affect interest accruing on a deposit?
- What is the insurance coverage on a trust account held under the provisions of an irrevocable express trust?
- If two or more persons, for example a husband and wife, have, in addition to the individually owned accounts of each, a valid joint account in the same insured institution, is each account separately insured?
- When is deposit insurance payable?
Did You Know?
- Misconception: Depositors of a failed member institution have an unlimited time within which to make a claim on the Fund. - Fact: Depositors are granted a 12 month window in which to make a claim after which they can claim against the estate of the failed member. After the passage of 12 months, claims can only be made against the estate of the failed member institution payment for which would depend …