Overview

History

1997

  • Launched operation of the branch in April

1996

    • Obtained a license for the establishment of the branch, issued by the New York State Banking Department (NYSBD) and the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) in August
    • Applied for a license for the establishment of the branch to the NYSBD and the FRB in April
    • Established a preparatory committee to open a New York branch in January

1995

  • Preliminary authorization granted by the Ministry of Finance and Economy to establish a New York branch in December

1969

  • Opened the New York office in September