January 24, 2007

Written agreement with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board and the New York State Banking Department on Wednesday announced the execution of a Written Agreement by and among Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Tokyo, Japan; the bank’s branch in New York, New York; the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and the New York State Banking Department.

The Written Agreement addresses Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering compliance policies and practices at the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation’s New York branch.

A copy of the Written Agreement is attached.

Last Update: January 24, 2007