How to choose a bank to place a deposit?
For more than a year, as the population is gradually returning its savings to the banking system, it is on deposits. Therefore, the question of how to choose the right…

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Types of bank card fraud
A lot of citizens today have a bank card - debit or credit, or both. However, bank cards are a fairly new phenomenon in Russian reality, and one hundred percent…

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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 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

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 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 OF THE BANK

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

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,…

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