Fairwinds International Bank LLC is licensed by the Commissioner of Financial Institutions (OCIF for its acronym in Spanish) as an International Financial Entity (IFE) under the license IFE 35. OCIF is accredited by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) in Washington DC. The CSBS was created in 1902 and organizes state banking regulators in all 50 states of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. It provides training and continued education for examiner professionals, graduate school scholarships, and resources for examiners, researchers and other industry professionals.
Fairwinds International Bank LLC is licensed to conduct regular banking activities as specified in Act 273 of September 2012, as amended, known as the International Financial Center Regulatory Act and as specified by its Banking License.
As a Commonwealth of the United States, Puerto Rico is subject to the federal laws and regulations of the United States, including but not limited to, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Customer Identification Program (CIP), the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and the USA Patriot Act.
Our bank is run conservatively with a focus on your safety and that of your assets. Client assets are held with reputable correspondent banks and custody partners in Europe and North America.
Fairwinds International Bank LLC is independent and family owned.