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
Did You Know?
- Misconception: The Deposit Insurance Corporation (DIC) is empowered to close a member institution. - Fact: A member institution licensed under the Financial Institutions Act, 2008 can only be “closed by or with the approval of The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago as a result of financial difficulties.”