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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The reaction of the German banks mentioned in the “Panama scandal”
The day after the announcement of the "secret" documents of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca in the German newspaper "Munich" a statement by the German government appeared. This statement…

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Cayman Islands introduced new legislation to protect personal information
The Cayman Islands, like many other small island states whose main income is provided by the financial sector, consider it of utmost importance to maintain its reputation as a reliable…

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How to open a foreign bank account that will not be closed due to the lack of confirmation of registration of this account in the tax
Many foreign banks, which still open accounts for non-residents, are beginning to demand documents that taxes on amounts in the account as personal income have been paid. Some foreign banks…

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Bank accounts in the UAE: changes and innovations

Unfortunately, in the UAE there are only a few banks that work with offshore, it is:
Emirates NBD, and the bank requires that the average monthly account balance be maintained at least $ 137,000;
United Arab Bank, and the bank requires that the average monthly balance on the account be maintained at least $ 100,000;
RAK Bank, and the bank requires that the average monthly account balance be maintained at least $ 275,000.
In addition, in order to apply for opening accounts of offshore companies in these banks, the owner of the company (shareholder) must be a resident of the UAE – in order to have a rationale for why you need a bank account in the UAE. Continue reading

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

Banking empires of British origin are fading

The UK banking sector is not just an attractive destination for a successful entrepreneur, but also a strategically advantageous point on the financial map of the world for asset management. Money is flocking to key megacities of our planet, among which London is also listed, but in recent times it takes a lot of effort, money and time to remain a client of a London bank. Continue reading

The banking crisis in Europe: Deutsche Bank is just the tip of the iceberg
The banking crisis in Europe is gaining momentum. And although the facts of this destructive process are hidden, more and more moments become visible to others. This was particularly vividly…

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