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…

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Diversify bank accounts or hackers steal your money. Or they are already stealing ...
Dangers lurk at our every corner. And only reasonable diversification, as insurance, is able to protect them from loss. Once I went on a tourist trip. Nothing serious: Europe, attractions,…

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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 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

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

How to open a bank account in England to a non-resident?
Over the past few years, the opening of a foreign account in the Bank of England to a non-resident has grown into an impossible mission, despite the fact that the…

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