Interesting facts about the banks of the world
The more familiar word "bank" originated in Italy. The indigenous population gave usurers securities and…

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Theoretical aspects of cash and settlement services for individuals and legal entities
The banking system is a combination of credit institutions and various types of national banks…

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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…

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Internet banking: How to secure online payments
Cyber ​​criminals are not asleep, especially on the eve of the pre-Christmas rush. According to…

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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

Bank accounts in the UAE: changes and innovations

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