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That's because of provisions contained in Israel's Prohibition on Money Laundering Law, which requires Israeli banks to automatically report suspicious deposits and all deposits exceeding NIS 50,000 (around $14,700) to the Israeli Ministry of Justice. In these cases, account holders are required to turn in ...
The firm issued approximately 520 million shekels, or more than $152 million, on Monday through an institutional tender open to Israeli banks, funds and institutional investors, and raised north of 51 million shekels, or roughly $15 million, through a public tender yesterday that was open to the wider market ...

The bank does business with a number of Israeli banks and businesses and has done so for several years, a bank representative told Tablet Magazine. At least two other states, New York and Colorado, do not allow their agencies to conduct state business with the bank because it violates their anti-BDS ...
Last May, Jared Kushner accompanied President Trump, his father-in-law, on the pair's first diplomatic trip to Israel, part of Mr. Kushner's White House assignment to achieve peace in the Middle East. Shortly before, his family real estate company received a roughly $30 million investment from Menora ...
Leumi, Israel's second biggest bank, has decided to sell its Romanian subsidiary to British investment group Argo Capital Management. Leumi's board signed yesterday the sale of a 99.91% stake in Bank Leumi Romania to Argo, according to Reuters. Leumi's decision to sell the Romanian unit is part of its ...
The Bank of Israel is considering utilising digital currencies to speed up payments and reduce cash across the economy, according to a report by Reuters citing a source inside the bank. According to Reuters' source, while no decision has yet been made and the bank itself has not responded to such ...

As such, its owners found it convenient to park it in an Israeli bank. Over the years, the banks used this cash for their foreign-currency activity. But in the last decade, Israeli banks foreign operations ran into trouble, one after the other. Israel Discount Bank and Bank Leumi paid large fines, while Bank ...
Israeli banks have been ordered to pare back their foreign activities after three of the country's largest lenders were snagged by U.S. tax evasion and money-laundering investigations. “Activity in foreign countries” exposes banks to “risks of noncompliance with local laws and regulation” and the prospect of ...
A leading rights group says Israeli banks are contributing to the expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank by providing loans and mortgages for construction there. A report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) released on Wednesday says no Israeli law requires the banks to provide such services for ...
(Jerusalem) – Despite their claims, Israel's largest banks are not required by domestic law to provide many of the services and financing that help support, maintain, and expand unlawful settlements in the occupied West Bank, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Between the investigations and the disappointing business performance, Israeli banks have been paring back their overseas business. When Russak-Aminoach took over as CEO in 2012, Leumi became the first Israeli bank to start divesting its overseas firms, offloading 15 businesses in less than six years.
Bank Hapoalim wants to take a more active role in Israel's growing natural gas sector and hopes to lead funding for two offshore gas fields being developed by a Greek energy firm, a bank official said on Wednesday. Greece's Energean has said it expects to spend up to $1.5 billion to tap the Karish and ...
Bank Leumi must divest Leumi Card by 2020, following a new law passed by the Israeli Parliament in January, mandating a separation between the two largest banks in Israel and their credit card subsidiaries. Israel's bank supervision is expected to publish next month a new outline for interchange ...
The fund, which was founded by Daniel Tsiddon, the former CEO of Bank Leumi, one of the largest banks in Israel, plans to work closely with investors and incumbent players to achieve this goal. The fund is backed by several global banks at this stage, including The Travelers Companies, Bank Hapoalim, ...
They wondered, moreover, “shouldn't Israeli banks that are not ... where Israeli bank officials were warning about a “financial-national tsunami”.
“Getting money from the public is a different ball game than getting money from private [VCs],” Yifat Oron, the CEO of Israeli Bank Leumi's ...
Under the original plan, the banks in Israel were to have given the Israel Tax Authority information about foreign residents starting in June 2018, ...

... on the accomplishments of my predecessor, Galia Maor, who ascended to the post of first female CEO of an Israeli bank back in the 1990s.
Temenos and VMware are collaborating with Israeli Bank Leumi to launch an advanced digital banking platform for banks. The new solution ...
They were identified as two Israeli banks, Hapoalim and Leumi, the German construction company, HeidelbergCement and Bezeq, Israel's ...
As such, its owners found it convenient to park it in an Israeli bank. ... But in the last decade, Israeli banks' foreign operations ran into trouble, ...
Israeli banks have been ordered to pare back their foreign activities .... in one word what's going on with the banks in Israel I will say: 'panic'.”.
Israel's largest bank says the cost of settling a U.S. tax evasion probe could be "significantly higher" than previously anticipated. Bank Hapoalim ...
"The Israeli banks have significantly reduced their overseas activity in ... retaining only Discount New York, the largest Israeli bank in the US.
Jerusalem: A Palestinian opened fire at Israeli security personnel at the entrance to a West Bank settlement on Tuesday, killing three and ...
A leading rights group says Israeli banks are contributing to the expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank by providing loans and ...
Bank Hapoalim, Israel's largest bank by assets, is looking to digitize their paper-based processes, according to Times of Israel. The bank aims ...
... fearing its publication could have devastating consequences by driving companies away, deterring others from coming and prompting investors to dump shares of Israeli firms,” AP reported. An Israeli official told The Washington Post that the companies include Israeli banks, security firms, supermarkets, ...
Bank of China Partners with Israeli Bank to Extend Credit to Israeli Companies. The Bank partnered with Israel's Bank Leumi, one of the two largest banks in Israel. According to the deal, the two banks will collaborate to extend credit up to $200 million to Israeli companies operating in China. Golan Hazani ...
... records of accounts connected with Bank Hapoalim and transactions conducted by customers, including money transfers to the Israeli bank.
CRA zeros in on customer transactions linked to Israeli bank in tax .... moving funds from the bank in Israel to accounts in Canada or other Bank ...
A sign sits above the entrance to the J. Safra Sarasin Holding Ltd. headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland Michele Limina/Bloomberg ...
BoI instructs Israeli banks to reduce overseas operations ... Even though Israeli banks have liquidated over half of their international ... its overseas activity, retaining only Discount New York, the largest Israeli bank in the US.
Over the past few decades, Israel has spared no effort to change the demographic makeup of occupied Palestinian territories. In flagrant ...
Israeli banks are contributing to the sustainability of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank -- deemed illegal under international law -- by ...
A leading rights group says Israeli banks are contributing to the expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank by providing loans and ...
A leading rights group is accusing Israeli banks of contributing to the ... Human Rights Watch said the five largest banks in Israel did not ...
Bank Hapoalim, Israel's largest bank by assets, is looking to digitize their paper-based processes, according to Times of Israel. The bank aims ...
... France's richest man, Israeli banks and insurance companies, and exploratory talks with a Saudi developer, according to former and current ...
Prior to that, she established the first Institutional Desk in Israel at Bank Leumi, the second largest bank in Israel. As a testament to her widely ...
... France's richest man, Israeli banks and insurance companies, and exploratory talks with a Saudi developer, according to former and current ...
Yifat Oron, the CEO of Israeli Bank Leumi's subsidiary LeumiTech, estimates there could actually be more than 6,000 startups in Israel.
Pretoria - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) revealed on Friday that the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) had frozen two hidden bank ...
Pretoria - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) revealed on Friday that the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) had frozen two hidden bank ...
The money is currently kept safe in Israel until the finalisation of forfeiture proceedings, says the NPA. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) ...
They say that AXA must divest from three Israeli banks – Hapoalim, Leumi and Mizrahi Tefahot – that are involved in Israel's illegal settlement ...
Israeli banks toughen requirements for dual nationals ... to transfer the money to Switzerland, and from there back to the bank in Israel. ... obstacles, and pitfalls recently imposed by banks in Israel on their new immigrant ...
A Tel Aviv district court ruled last week that Israeli banks can deny services to bitcoin firms after it ruled in favor of the country's second largest ...
"The Israeli banks have significantly reduced their overseas activity in ... retaining only Discount New York, the largest Israeli bank in the US.
Jerusalem: A Palestinian opened fire at Israeli security personnel at the entrance to a West Bank settlement on Tuesday, killing three and ...


 

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