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Problems and solutions when dealing with banks and payments

By |2020-03-19T10:44:52+01:00March 19th, 2020|Banking, Cards, Corporate banking, fintech, Foreign Exchange, International, Offshore, Payments, Private banking, Savings|

This article by Ed Baginskis was originally published in Top5 magazine July 2019 edition page 24. Lately, many have begun to face problems in relationships with their banks, whether personal or company accounts, in the country of residence or abroad. Previously the main criteria, when choosing and working with the bank, was its reliability (will [...]

Guidelines, How to certify documents for the banks

By |2015-03-25T21:57:23+01:00March 25th, 2015|Banking, Corporate banking, Private banking|

Clients, who are applying for a new bank account opening in international banks remotely (without visiting the bank), often underestimate the importance of the correct certification of documents. Incorrect certification is often the main cause of delay in processing client application by the banks. Reasons are that banks have very strict certification guideline imposed by [...]

How to Bank in Gibraltar

By |2019-08-28T11:46:50+02:00December 14th, 2014|Banking, Corporate banking, International, Offshore, Private banking, Savings|

Banking in GibraltarUpdated 28/08/2019 re changes in Banking, see in REDBanking is one of the major pillars of Gibraltar economy with total assets over EUR 7.8 billion and some of the major International banks have their offices in Gibraltar. Statistics are available here culture and legal system are similar to the UK. Its legislation is [...]

Is offshore banking still relevant?

By |2014-11-11T11:35:35+01:00November 11th, 2014|Banking, Corporate banking, International, Offshore, Private banking, Savings, Wealth management|

Originally posted on It is definitely losing relevance for those who opened undeclared accounts "offshore" and now these are being exposed to tax info exchange between countries. Term offshore needs to be revised. I would say International banking will always be relevant for many reasons both for private individuals living international lifestyle, as well [...]

If banks would take deposits the same way as they issue loans, it would look like this:

By |2014-10-18T13:27:29+02:00October 18th, 2014|Banking, International, jokes, Private banking|

The Bank accepts and agrees with the terms of the Depositor. The Depositor has the right to change the term of the deposit, the interest rate and any other conditions at any time in its sole discretion. The Bank is considered to be aware and in agreement to the new terms of the deposit if [...]

How2Agency attends opening of Jyske Bank (Gibraltar) Ltd newly refurbished office

By |2014-10-09T10:15:30+02:00October 8th, 2014|Banking, Corporate banking, International, Private banking, Wealth management|

Jyske Bank (Gibraltar) Ltd has finalised a major refurbishment project on their Main Street office. The premises at 76 Main Street, formerly Galliano Bank until Jyske Bank acquired the local bank in 1987, were modernised and opened its doors on the 7th of October. Quote from "Local CEO Christian Bjorlow re-affirmed the commitment given by Jyske [...]

Honesty is the best policy when it comes to offshore bank accounts

By |2014-09-01T14:46:14+02:00September 1st, 2014|Banking, International, Offshore, Private banking, Wealth management|

Source: The Globe and Mail An offshore account may seem like an intimidating prospect, and one that could lead to trouble if it isn’t done right. But experts say that as long as you follow the appropriate reporting rules set out by the Canada Revenue Agency, offshore bank accounts can be a practical and, in [...]

47 countries sign the deal to clamp down bank secrecy

By |2014-07-11T10:59:41+02:00May 6th, 2014|Banking, Corporate banking, International, Offshore, Private banking, Savings, Wealth management|

Source: Reuters * Switzerland, Singapore agree to share bank information * OECD hails “end” of use of bank secrecy for tax evasion * 47 countries sign the deal, some will implement it from 2017 (Adds 2017 target, detail) By Leigh Thomas PARIS, May 6 (Reuters) – Switzerland and Singapore joined on Tuesday the growing ranks of [...]

Why bank internationally?

By |2014-07-16T10:52:07+02:00February 28th, 2014|Banking, International, Offshore, Payments, Private banking, Savings, Wealth management|

Using local banking is fine for the person who never leaves his home country, and when bank environment is stable,safe and modern. Usually people opt for banking outside of the home country if they do not feel their savings are safe (not stable banking system or economic situation) they are not happy with a local [...]

INTERVIEW: “Mr X”, An UHNW Client, Shares His Wealth Management Experiences

By |2014-07-11T11:41:08+02:00February 17th, 2014|Banking, International, Private banking, Wealth management|

Wendy Spires Head of Research in London 15 May 2013 This case study forms part of WealthBriefing’s latest research report, The New Normal: Codifying Superior Client Experience In Wealth Management, which was produced in association with Barclays Wealth and Investment Management and will launch on 15 May. To mark the launch, a webcast featuring senior [...]