|MEMORANDUM NO. 2018-01|
Pursuant to its authority under Section 9 (10) of the PDIC Charter (Republic Act No. 3591, as amended), the Board of Directors of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation issued Board Resolution No. 2017-07-097 dated July 26, 2017 approving the issuance of these Guidelines in Filing a Claim Against the Assets of a Closed Bank implementing Section 16 (L) of the PDIC Charter on the filing of claims against the assets of the closed bank with the receiver within sixty (60) days from the date of publication of the notice of closure.
Section 1. Coverage
These Guidelines shall cover all claims against the assets of banks ordered closed by the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas after June 11, 20161.
Section 2. Who are required to file a claim against the assets of a closed bank
Creditors of a closed bank including depositors (“creditors” for brevity) are required to file their claim against the assets of a closed bank. banks.
However, creditors whose credits are secured by a duly registered real estate mortgage2 or chattel mortgage3 or duly constituted pledge4 are no longer required to file their claims against the assets of the bank.
Likewise, depositors who have filed their claims for deposit insurance within sixty (60) days from the date of publication of the notice of closure are no longer required to file their claims against the assets of the bank.
Section 3. When should claims be filed
Creditors must file their claim within sixty (60) days from the date of publication of the notice of closure of a bank in a newspaper of general circulation.
Section 4. How should claims be filed
The submitted supporting documents shall be validated against the records of the bank. The originals of the supporting documents shall be presented to PDIC for comparison. For claims filed through mail or electronic mail (e-mail), original supporting documents shall be submitted to PDIC before release of payment/s.
Section 5. Where to file the claim
Section 6. PDIC's Procedures in Receiving and Validating Filed Claims
Section 7. Disallowance of Claim due to absence/insufficiency of supporting documents and filing beyond the 60-day period for filing of claims
The absence or insufficiency of documents to support the claim shall result in the disallowance of the claim. However, the period to submit the documentary deficiencies may be extended for a maximum period of fifteen (15) working days upon written request of the claimant and on meritorious grounds. Claims filed beyond the prescribed 60-day period for filing of claims shall likewise be disallowed.
Section 8. Remedy from disallowance
The claimant has sixty (60) days after receipt of the notice of denial of claim to file his/her claim by request in writing for extension to the liquidator or file with the liquidation court.
Section 9. Effectivity of these guidelines
These guidelines shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication either in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.
1 Effectivity of Republic Act No. 10846 amending the PDIC Charter.
2 Art. 2125, Civil Code of the Philippines.
3 Art. 2140-2141, id.
4 Art. 2093-2095, id.
5 Annex A-1- Claim Form
6 Annex A-2 - Acknowledgement Letter
7 Annex A-3 - List of Documentary Deficiency/ies
8 Annex A-4 - Claim Certificate
9 Annex A-5 - Notice of Disallowance