When opening a corporate account in the UAE, the bank also provides access to salary payments through the WPS system. In this article we will look at what WPS is and how it works.
What is WPS and how does it relate to opening a bank account in the UAE?
The Wages Protection System (WPS) is an electronic salary transfer system that allows organizations to pay salaries to employees through banks, bureaus and financial institutions approved and authorized to provide this service. Continue reading
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
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