National Bank Financial Group Supports the New Code of Conduct For the Credit and Debit Card Industry

Montreal, 28 April 2010 - 

Always seeking ways to provide its clients with best service and following active discussions with the government, parliamentarians and other stakeholders that have led to its development, National Bank Financial Group supports the code of conduct recently announced by federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty.

“National Bank Financial Group is listening to its clients and encourages, in the best interests of Quebec and Canadian consumers, a healthy competition and the freedom of choice,” declared Mr. Réjean Lévesque, Executive Vice-President, Retail and Commercial Banking, National Bank Financial Group.

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group that provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has over $134 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,946 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at
www.nbc.ca.

Information (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.):

Denis Dubé
Senior Manager, Public Relations
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-8644