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Yesterday afternoon, the Guarantee Fund of Deposits in Banks was informed by Barclays Bank, S.A. that it had been summoned by the Court of First Instance 4 in Madrid, in the proceedings on enforcement of judgements 1521/2005, in which a decision was made on 13 October 2005 accepting the interlocutory claim filed by Domingo López Alonso against Barclays Bank, S.A., demanding payment of interest totalling EUR 1,312,616,167.34, to respond as it sees fit within 10 days.

Without prejudice to any other actions it sees fit, within the deadline given, Barclays Bank, S.A., under the legal guidance of the Guarantee Fund for Deposits in Banks who assumes the financial liability, which has assumed this contingency, will challenge this claim.

21 October 2005