Fairbain Private Bank

This notice is issued by the Financial Supervision Commission (“the Commission”) in accordance with the powers conferred upon it under Section 22 of the Financial Supervision Act 1988.

Fairbain Private Bank


The Commission has recently become aware of the above website which claims to represent the above entity.

The website claims that the above entity is located in the Isle of Man and that it has an address at “2-3 Athol Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 4EU”. Research by the Commission has established that the addresses 2 Athol Street and 3 Athol Street exist on opposite sides of the street but can confirm categorically that the above entity has no association whatsoever with these addresses or their genuine occupants. In addition, the Commission can confirm that the postcode does not relate to the above addresses but is for a residential area.

The above entity is not a company incorporated within the jurisdiction of the Isle of Man. It is not registered as a foreign company having established a place of business on the Isle of Man. It is not registered as a business name on the Isle of Man.

The above entity is not licensed by the Financial Supervision Commission to undertake banking business or any other regulated activity.

A list of all institutions licensed by the Commission is available on our website at www.fsc.gov.im

The Commission has established no association between this entity and any genuine Isle of Man companies. The Commission has established no genuine links between this entity and the Isle of Man.

Under the circumstances, the Commission would strongly urge persons considering dealing with this entity to exercise the greatest possible caution before proceeding, bearing in mind the contents of this public notice.

Any persons who are already involved in any dealings with the above entity and have concerns should contact the Enforcement Division on +44 1624 689315 or by email to fsc@gov.im.

Any persons who have paid funds to either of the above entities should contact their local Police Fraud Unit without delay.

For the complete avoidance of doubt please note that there is a genuine entity by the name Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM) Limited operating from the Isle of Man. Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM) Limited is licensed by the Commission to undertake banking and investment business. None of the subjects of this Notice are connected or associated in any form or manner with Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM) Limited.

FSC Reference: KL/01/2007