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East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC)

4/11/2006 Proxy Information

The Company from time to time may lend money through its subsidiary, the Bank, to various directors and corporations or other entities in which a director may own a controlling interest. These loans (i) are made in the ordinary course of business, (ii) are made on substantially the same terms, including interest rate and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with other persons, and (iii) do not involve more than a normal risk of collectibility and do not present other unfavorable features. The Company does not have, and does not intend to make, any loans to named executive officers. None of the directors or named executive officers of the Company, or any associate or affiliate of such persons, had any other material interest, direct or indirect, in any transaction during the past year or any proposed transaction with the Company.

4/15/2005 Proxy Information

The Company from time to time may lend money through its subsidiary the Bank to various directors and corporations or other entities in which a director may own a controlling interest. These loans (i) are made in the ordinary course of business, (ii) are made on substantially the same terms, including interest rate and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with other persons, and (iii) do not involve more than a normal risk of collectibility and do not present other unfavorable features. The Company does not have, and does not intend to make, any loans to named executive officers. None of the directors or named executive officers of the Company, or any associate or affiliate of such persons, had any other material interest, direct or indirect, in any transaction during the past year or any proposed transaction with the Company.

4/1/2004 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

3/28/2003 Proxy Information

Keith Renken is a former senior partner and Chairman of the executive committee of Deloitte & Touche LLP, from which he retired in 1992 and the auditors of East West Bancorp and East West Bank are Deloitte & Touche LLP, Certified Public Accountants.