World banking systems
In world practice there are the following banking systems: 1) two-level: 1st level - Central Bank, 2nd level - commercial banks; 2) a decentralized banking system of the United States…

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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…

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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 and is now forced to close a branch in New York.
In early September, Habib Bank, which is the largest in Pakistan, was sentenced in New York. According to the Department of Financial Services, the bank did not conduct sufficient customer audits that are required by New York law. The bank was fined $ 225 million for not combating money laundering and financing terrorism, for ignorance in an adequate form of reporting, and they demanded to close the branch in the city. 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…

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