Compliance in the Bank and the Group Companies

At NBG, abiding by the current legal and regulatory framework in every phase of our transactional relationship with our customers has always been of the utmost importance, and we are committed to adopting good practices at a Group level. The Compliance and Corporate Governance Operation of NBG and of the group, being a principal advisor and partner of NBG’s Business Units, plays a crucial role, by continuously providing support and guidance, pertaining to both the Bank’s response to the ever-changing business environment, as well as to the initiatives that are being undertaken aiming at the development of the Bank. Furthermore, the Operation constantly monitors every development with respect to the regulatory framework and the international best practices, in order to incorporate them seamlessly in NBG’s policies and practices, aiming to prevent and manage any compliance risks and to cultivate a compliance culture throughout the Organization.

In this context, the ultimate goal of NBG's Compliance and Corporate Governance Operation is to achieve a holistic alignment between business goals and compliance requirements, both at an NBG and group level. Our principles are aligned with the new principal values of the bank: a Compliance Operation that is people-centered, responsive, is a catalyst for growth and serves as a role model through its trustworthiness..

The main goal of Compliance and Corporate Governance Operation is to keep providing assistance to every business sector of the bank in order for them to incorporate the vision, the strategy and the compliance principles into their culture and daily operation.

 

Compliance Principles and Policies

Core Rules on Banking Supervision

Supervisory Authorities

U.S. FATCA – Tax Residency Self-Certification Forms

In compliance with the current Greek legislation (Greek Law 4493/2017) on improvement of international tax compliance and the implementation of the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE is obliged to identify and to report, through the Hellenic Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE), specific information related to accounts and investment products of its customers specified as “US Persons” (i.e., natural persons who are citizens or residents of the USA; or legal entities organized or incorporated in the U.S.), to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Based on the above, if you are a "US Person", please complete the following FATCA Certification Form and either submit it to any NBG Branch or send it via e-mail to [email protected]

If you are not a "US Person", please complete the appropriate FATCA Certificate of Form below, and provide it, along with the appropriate confirmation document (e.g. Certificate of Loss of US Citizenship, Certificate of Tax Residency etc.) to any NBG Branch or send them via e-mail to [email protected].

Please note that NBG does not provide any tax or legal advice. For any information or assistance regarding the tax regime in the USA or your tax status, as well as the completion of the relevant W-9, W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E forms, please visit the IRS website www.irs.gov or contact you tax or legal advisor.

CRS/DAC 2 - Tax Residency Self-Certification Forms

In compliance with the Greek legislation in force and the European and International regulatory framework on mandatory automatic exchange of information for tax matters, NBG is required to identify and report to the competent Greek Tax Authority, the Independent Public Revenue Authority (A.A.D.E.), specific information on clients' accounts and investment products whose tax residence is in a country that participates in the process of automatic exchange of financial account information for tax matters (CRS/DAC2 participating jurisdiction).

As per the above, in case your tax residence is located in a foreign jurisdiction, other than Greece, please fill in the appropriate Self-Certification Form that can be found bellow and either submit it to the NBG Network Branch with which you cooperate; or send it via e-mail to [email protected].

Please note that NBG does not provide any tax or legal advice. For any information or assistance regarding the aforementioned legal framework on the automatic exchange of financial account information, you may visit the O.E.C.D.’s official website (http://www.oecd.org/tax/automatic-exchange/common-reporting-standard/), or the Greek Independent Public Revenue Authority’s website (http://www.aade.gr/epicheireseis/themata-diethnoys-dioiketikes-synergasias), or contact your tax or legal advisor.

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