The liquidator has to take control and then secure, realize and monetize the assets of a company prior to any distribution. The company’s size, composition, complexity and location of the assets, the length of time it takes to liquidate the assets, quality of records and the number of creditors are just some of the elements which can affect when payment is made.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Is the depositor required to produce proof of ownership to the DIC or to the transferee institution?
- How is a depositor notified of the date and place of payment of his or her claim after an institution is closed?
- Are foreign deposits insured?
- What happens to cheques which are not cleared on a depositor’s account before the business of the institution is closed?
Did You Know?
- Misconception: Depositors of a failed member institution would receive payment immediately upon closure of the failed member. - Fact: The legislation governing the operations of the Deposit Insurance system provides for payout to commence within 3 months of the closure of a member institution.