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 Sberbank of dishonest behavior, which is expressed in the fact that the bank refused to perform the functions of the tax authorities and write off funds in paying taxes from the client’s account.
The decision of the court is now closely watched by many account holders in Russian banks. If the court takes the side of the FTS, it may mean that in the near future the requirement to write off taxes from the accounts will be mandatory for all banks. This means that accounts in Russian banks will become an even less secure and confidential way of storing funds. Continue reading
Deutsche Bank leaves Latvia
Recently, Deutsche Bank has received several heavy blows to its reputation and pocket. He was accused of helping with money laundering, fraud and tax evasion. And then they wrote out fines of millions and billions of dollars.
Claims came from the USA, Great Britain, Russia. And everyone demanded their own piece of cake. Continue reading
Foreign banks in Argentina will be able to work without a license
The Argentine government is developing a new bill that will amend the Capital Markets Law. The main purpose of the new law is to attract foreign investment in the country. Among other proposals, in particular, it is planned to allow representatives of foreign banks and other financial institutions to provide private banking services without a license issued by the Central Bank of Argentina. Continue reading