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How to open a bank account in BCP (Banque de Commerce et de Placements) SA

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Primary requirements:
- savings (investment) accounts;
- an account can be opened without leaving Switzerland, but a meeting with a banker who regularly visits Moscow is required;
- minimum account balance - 1,000,000 EUR;
- the term for opening an account - case by case (check with the consultant)

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    Bank's characteristics

    General information and rating

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    Global rating Countrywide rating Countrywide rating of the head bank Global rating of the head bank Credit rating
    Not rated 70 BBB-
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    Year of foundation 1963
    History The bank was founded in 1963 by a Swiss investor. There are branches in Geneva and the free zone Dubai DIFC
    Personnel The bank employees speak English, French, German
    Bank’s shareholders 69,33% - Borak SA, 30,67 - Yapi Kredi Bankasi (Турция)
    Confidentiality Judicial Cooperation Agreement with Russia is signed; Double Taxation Agreement with Russia is signed; AML legislation is strictly observed; Active member of OECD, FATF, Basel Commitee, Egmont Group etc.

    Minimum requirements

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    Minimum balance, € Transactions permitted per month Initial deposit of funds, € Deadline for the initial deposit, month Minimum turnover, €/year
    1 000 000 5 1 000 000 N/A
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    Minimum balance, € Minimum account balance requirements - from EUR 1,000,000
    Transactions permitted per month Savings account, transfers are not desirable
    Initial deposit of funds, € The amount of the down payment is equal to the minimum balance
    Deadline for the initial deposit, month After opening an account
    How fast payments are executed Payments are executed on the same day or the next day

    Tariffs and services

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    Outcoming transfer, € Incoming transfer, € Account maintenance, €/year Payment limit for credit cards, €/day Funds to be blocked for CC issue, €
    50 0 N/A N/A N/A
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    Outcoming transfer, € Transfer fee is about 50 EUR
    Incoming transfer, € The bank does not take commission for incoming payments
    Distant access to the account There is an On-line banking system
    Financial products BCP divides its activities into two well-established core business areas: merchandise trade finance and Wealth Management

    Account opening procedure

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    Days to open for incoming transfers Days to open for outcoming transfers References Business description Purpose of the account
    case by case case by case Not necessary Detailed Savings
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    Visit to the bank A visit to the bank is not required. However, a meeting with a representative of the Bank before opening an account is mandatory. A bank representative regularly visits Moscow
    Required Completed bank forms, documents for the beneficiary, standard set of corporate documents
    Types of accounts Personal; Corporate; Savings
    Opening procedure and Due Diligence It is possible to open an account without visiting the country where the bank is located
    Chances to open an account Predictable
    Business description Moderately detailed: along with a description of the business, it is necessary to provide information on the sources of origin of funds
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