The court ordered the Bank to return the license to the Bank Premium

The corresponding decree published in the Unified state register of court decisions.

“Administrative claim to satisfy partially. To recognize illegal and to cancel the Resolution of Board of National Bank of Ukraine from 10.02.2016 No. 68/BT “to revoke the banking license and liquidation of Public joint-stock company “Commercial Bank “Premium”. To oblige the national Bank of Ukraine to return to Public joint stock company “Commercial Bank Premium banking license and General license for currency transactions”, — stated in the decree.

In the course of the proceedings the court came to the conclusion about the absence of violations of legislation of Ukraine by the Bank and the lack of indication that the Bank’s risky activities. The findings of the national Bank of Ukraine and the NBU on the basis of which the Bank was liquidated, the court found not in accordance with the requirements of article 2 of the Code of administrative procedure of Ukraine, unreasonable and does not contain references to violations of the law. The court concluded that all allegations of PJSC “CB “Premium” was based on assumptions.

As reported, in February 2016, the NBU has decided to liquidate the Bank “Premium” in connection with violation of legislation in the sphere of prevention and counteraction to legalization (laundering) of incomes obtained in a criminal way, terrorism financing and financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the implementation of risky activities which threaten the interests of depositors.

In 2016, the Bank “Premium” has already been addressed in the courts. In particular, the claim of the shareholder Premium, the courts ruled in favor of the plaintiff in the first, appeal and cassation. At the same time, the Supreme court on August 1, 2017, has sent business on new consideration.