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Central Bank revokes license from National Clearing Company

MOSCOW, January 20. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s Central Bank has revoked from January 20 the license from the National Clearing Company, the regulator reports.

The Bank of Russia (central bank) has revoked the license following the Company’s failure to observe federal laws on the banking activities and the central bank’s regulations.

The National Clearing Company did not comply with requirements for reports to the Bank of Russia; it was involved in doubtful cashless operations, including certain services to foreign clients. Over 2013, the Company transferred to foreign clients under faked documents over 320 million dollars, the central bank reports.

The central bank has appointed temporary administration until appointment of a receiver or liquidator.

The National Clearing Company is a professional player in the securities market. It is involved in the depositary activities. The Company is a part of the Moscow Exchange Group. The Company is the Russian Federation’s central depositary with headquarters in Moscow.