History / Structure
Sparkasse Essen, the Essen savings bank, was founded in November 1840 and opened for business in 1841.
Sparkasse Essen is an institution under public law. Its legal basis are the North Rhine-Westphalian Savings Bank Act and the statutes laid down by its Supervisory Board. Its governing bodies are the Supervisory Board and the Board of Management.
Operating more than 40 branches and four corporate banking centers, Sparkassen Essen has the most densely knit network for financial services and financial advice in Essen. We have no foreign branches or subsidiaries.
Contact details, internet access and the opening hours of Sparkasse Essen and their international business service partner S-International Rhein-Ruhr.
S-International Rhein-Ruhr GmbHKennedyplatz 6
Tel +49 201 82144-0
Fax +49 201 82144-19
|Opening hours of Sparkasse Essen:
Monday and Thursday 9.00am to 6.00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm
|Opening hours of S-International Rhein Ruhr:
Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 6.00pm
Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
U.S. legislation obliges U.S. Banks, U.S. brokers and dealers in securities to provide information about banks with which they regularly do business.
Sparkasse Essen is pleased to provide the following information:
US Patriot Act certification
A. The undersigned financial institution, Sparkasse Essen, hereby certifies as follows:
B. Corresponent Accounts Covered by this Certification
This Certification applies to all accounts established for Sparkasse Essen by Covered Financial Institutions.
C. Physical Presence/Regulated Affiliate Status:
Sparkasse Essen maintains a physical presence. That means:
Sparkasse Essen has a place of business at the following street address: III. Hagen 43, 45127 Essen where Sparkasse Essen employs one or more individuals on a full-time basis and maintains operating records related to its banking activities.
The above address is in Germany, where Sparkasse Essen is authorized to conduct banking activities.
Sparkasse Essen is subject to inspection by Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, Graurheindorfer Str. 108, 53117 Bonn, the banking authority that licensed Sparkasse Essen to conduct banking activities.
D. Indirect Use of Correspondent Accounts:
No Correspondent Account maintained by a Covered Financial Institution may be used to indirectly provide banking services to certain foreign banks. Sparkasse Essen hereby certifies that it does not use any Correspondent Account with a Covered Financial Institution to indirectly provide banking services to any foreign bank that does not maintain a physical presence in any country and that is not a regulated affiliate.
E. Ownership Information:
Sparkasse Essen has no owner(s) except as set forth below. For purposes of this Certification, owner means any person who, directly or indirectly, (a) owns, controls, or has power to vote 25 percent or more of any class of voting securities or other voting interests of Sparkasse Essen; or (b) controls in any manner the election of a majority of the directors (or individuals exercising similar functions) of Sparkasse Essen. For purposes of this Certification, (i) person means any individual, bank, corporation, partnership, limited liability company or any other legal entity; (ii) voting securities or other voting interests means securities or other interests that entitle the holder to vote for or select directors (or individuals exercising similar functions); and (iii) members of the same family* shall be considered one person. *The same family means parent, spouses, children, siblings, uncles, aunts, grandparents, grandchildren, first cousins, stepchildren, stepsiblings, parents-in-law and spouses of any of the foregoing. In determining the ownership interest of the same family, any voting interest of any family member shall be taken into account.
Sparkasse Essen is a financial institution incorporated under public law and guaranteed by the City of Essen.
F. Process Agent
The following individual or entity: CT Corporation is a resident of the United States at the following street address: 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, and is authorized to accept service of legal process on behalf of Sparkasse Essen from the Secretary of the Treasury or the Attorney General of the United States pursuant to Section 5318(k) of title 31, United States Code.
Sparkasse Essen hereby agrees to notify in writing each Covered Financial Institution at which it maintains any Correspondent Account of any change in facts or circumstances reported in this Certification. Notification shall be given within 30 calendar days of such change. Sparkasse Essen understands that each Covered Financial Institution at which it maintains a Correspondent Account may provide a copy of this Certification to the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General of the United States. Sparkasse Essen further understands that the statements contained in this Certification may be transmitted to one or more departments or agencies of the United States of America for the purpose of fulfilling such departments' and agencies' governmental functions.
We, Sparkasse Essen, certify that we have read and understood this Certification, that the statements made in this Certification are complete and correct, and that we are authorized to execute this Certification on behalf of Sparkasse Essen.
III. Hagen 43
Essen, 19th July 2023