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Account Protection


Certain clients of Interactive Brokers Ireland Limited are protected by the Irish Investor Compensation Scheme ("ICS").

The ICS is intended to help private individuals and does not cover institutions and professional clients. Compensation under the ICS is limited to 90% of the amount lost, subject to a maximum of €20,000 to each investor. The coverage provides protection against the failure of the investment firm, not against loss of market value of financial products.

The ICS is administered by the Investor Compensation Company DAC ("ICCL"), which is an independent body set up under Ireland’s Investor Compensation Act, 1998. For more information about the ICS and answers to frequently asked questions (such as how ICS works, what is protected, how to file a claim, etc.), please refer to the following website:

Irish Investor Compensation Scheme


Or contact the Investor Compensation Company DAC at:

The Investor Compensation Company DAC
c/o Central Bank of Ireland
PO Box 11517
Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay Dublin 1, Ireland
Email: info@investorcompensation.ie
Phone: +353 1 244 4485