Banking services people need
The bank chose an evolutionary path of development and this model suits me as a consumer. New products appear, services become more convenient. A few years ago I became the…

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Sweden and the Netherlands demand to disclose the clients of the Swiss UBS
It recently emerged that Sweden and the Netherlands filed administrative requests with the Swiss authorities asking them to state the names of their citizens who own accounts at UBS in…

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How to open a foreign bank account that will not be closed due to the lack of confirmation of registration of this account in the tax

Many foreign banks, which still open accounts for non-residents, are beginning to demand documents that taxes on amounts in the account as personal income have been paid. Some foreign banks are even starting to demand a certificate from the clients from the Russian Federation on the fact of informing the tax authorities of the Russian Federation about the existence of an account abroad. Naturally if
A foreign bank account for the FTS lately is something like a red rag for a bull. Continue reading

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

Banking services people need

The bank chose an evolutionary path of development and this model suits me as a consumer. New products appear, services become more convenient. A few years ago I became the owner of a privileged package of services, with pleasure I use some of its components. Points are accumulated on the bonus account, sometimes I buy something from the assortment of the loyalty program showcase.
To be honest, I can not think of a reason that could motivate me to make a decision on changing the bank. Continue reading

Questions about offshore banking and offshore banking
Offshore banks and offshore banking raise many questions: what is offshore banking and how are offshore banks different from normal? What are the advantages of an offshore bank and what…

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