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 and law-abiding jurisdiction that complies with all international standards in the fight against money laundering, tax evasion and corruption. . Or, at least, those that do not go against the interests of customers. Continue reading
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 Zurich to find out if they paid taxes or not. Previously, similar requests were also filed by Spain and France, relying on information received from the German authorities, who since 2010 have conducted several fiscal investigations based in part on information obtained in Switzerland through unofficial channels. Continue reading
Passive operations are operations for the accumulation of funds. As a result of these operations, funds from businesses and individuals, government funds, and shareholders’ funds, which are used to conduct active operations, are attracted to the bank.
As a result of passive operations, banking resources are formed, which are reflected in the bank’s liabilities side. Sources of formation of banking resources are own, borrowed and borrowed funds. Continue reading