Know your customer: this is why banks WILL ask you awkward questions
Banks are fined hundreds of millions of dollars for insufficient customer verification. This is exactly what happened with the largest bank in Pakistan, which received a $ 225 million fine…

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Sweden and the Netherlands demand to disclose the clients of the Swiss UBS
It recently emerged that Sweden and the Netherlands filed administrative requests with the Swiss authorities asking them to state the names of their citizens who own accounts at UBS in…

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Questions to ask a banker before investing

A private bank, managing other people’s assets rarely takes a large commission. Often we are talking about 1-2% per annum of the size of the assets. The proposal looks tempting, so not everyone asks additional questions.
A must. The fact is that in addition to the commission of the bank itself, there are additional commissions: the commission of the mutual fund, if your banker invests money in mutual funds; stock / bond storage fees; withdrawal fee, etc. Continue reading

Brokerage operations of banks in their accounting
The securities market is similar to the market of any other commodity, but it also has its own characteristics, which are determined by the specifics of the commodity, the method…

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