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How to open a bank account in One Swiss Bank SA

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Primary requirements:
- the bank specializes in savings and investment accounts;
- the bank does not open operational accounts;
- in 2020 took over the client base of Falcon Bank;
- an account can be opened without leaving Switzerland: a meeting with a bank employee can be arranged in Moscow;
- the minimum balance amount is EUR 1 million. But the bank is ready to discuss smaller amounts: EUR 500 thousand (for individuals) and EUR 650 thousand (for legal entities);
- in the fall of 2021, a crypto program will start, which will allow the bank's clients not only to invest in crypt, but also to store funds in the form of a crypt on special accounts;
- the bank has experience in opening an account with SOF related to crypto activity;
- the bank is loyal to PEPs;
- 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 27 N/R
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    Year of foundation 1964
    Personnel In 1964, the Creation of Société Financière Privée (SFP) was established in Geneva. In 2003 it was renamed Societé Bancaire Privée SA. In 2009 it was renamed Banque Profil de Gestion. Banca Arnerin Lugano was established in 1994. In 2004, Banque Bénédict Hentsch & Cie was established in Geneva. Renamed Bénédict Hentsch & Cieto GS Banque in 2014. In 2019, GS Banque and Banca Amer merged to form ONE Swiss Bank. In 2020, the assets of Falcon Private Bank in Zurich were purchased. In 2021, the Banque Profil de Gestion and ONE Swiss Bank merged under the name of the latter
    Bank’s shareholders The bank employs 44 employees, there are Russian speakers
    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
    500 000 10 50 000 N/A
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    Minimum balance, € The minimum balance is 1,000,000 EUR. But the bank is ready to discuss smaller amounts: EUR 500,000 (for individuals) and EUR 650,000 (for legal entities)
    Transactions permitted per month A small number of transactions is allowed (5-10), however, this requires a preliminary discussion with the relevant department of the bank
    How fast payments are executed День в день или на следующий день

    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, €
    20 0 4 800 N/A N/A
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    Outcoming transfer, € Fee for wire transfer in CHF / EUR / USD is 5-20 CHF, for other currencies - 40 CHF
    Incoming transfer, € The bank does not charge a fee for crediting
    Account maintenance, €/year Account maintenance fee is 250 CHF quarterly - personal account; 400 CHF quarterly - legal entity (financial vehicle); 1250 CHF quarterly - entity. If the account has a low balance - the bank's annual service rates increase to 5,000 EUR
    Distant access to the account E-banking
    Financial products A modern private bank offering customized wealth management services for Swiss and international clients. In the fall of 2021, a crypto program will start, which will allow the bank's clients not only to invest in crypt, but also to store funds in the form of a crypt in special accounts. The bank also has experience in opening an account with SOF related to crypto activities.

    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 No visit to the bank is required - you can arrange a meeting with a bank representative in Moscow
    Required A standard set of apostilled constituent documents of the company, a copy of the passport of the director / trustee / beneficiary, a description of the client's business, a completed application form
    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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