Bank requirements for borrowers
Today, it is not only banks, but also small credit organizations that offer a small amount of cash in loans. Announcements appear on the Internet, on the street, on radio…

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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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Open a bank account in Germany
A bank account abroad is one of the most attractive and thoughtful products for diversifying currency risks and protecting its assets. In fact, to ensure that your money does not…

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Offshore World Bank Almanac - Canada
Canada is not a traditional offshore jurisdiction. Taxes in Canada are higher than in the US, and you are unlikely to open an account in Canada remotely without special knowledge…

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Good reason to open a foreign bank account

The litigation that is currently unfolding between the Federal Tax Service and Sberbank may be a significant precedent that will affect the entire banking sector in Russia. The FTS accuses Sberbank of dishonest behavior, which is expressed in the fact that the bank refused to perform the functions of the tax authorities and write off funds in paying taxes from the client’s account.
The decision of the court is now closely watched by many account holders in Russian banks. If the court takes the side of the FTS, it may mean that in the near future the requirement to write off taxes from the accounts will be mandatory for all banks. This means that accounts in Russian banks will become an even less secure and confidential way of storing funds. Continue reading