Deposit insurance France
The question of insuring deposits has been discussed in this forum, thus
continuing, at G 7 level, the debate that accompanied the adoption of
the 1994 European Directive on the subject.
Up to EUR 100k
Unlimited state guarantee?
Following the Irish legislative change to unlimited state
guarantee, and the German announcement of unlimited support,
the French President declared on 13 October 2008 that "The
government will not let any French bank fail", in a
speech that was posted on the official website
www.gouvernement.fr. This political commitment has so far
held (rescue of the Franco-Belgian bank DEXIA)