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All we can come to know about the Swiss Bank Accounts :-)

What are Swiss bank accounts?

Swiss bank accounts, are just like any other bank account, albeit the heightened security through sophisticated security systems and absolute privacy offered by Swiss banks. All Swiss banks are regulated by the Swiss Federal Banking Commission and serve clients from all over the world.

What kinds of customers are allowed to open a Swiss bank account?

Just like a normal bank, almost any individual can open a Swiss bank account. Swiss bank accounts aren't just for millionaires, criminals or government officials trying to hide ill-gotten wealth, or celebrities protecting their assets from former spouses.

They're available to anyone and average people, too, have Swiss bank accounts. People who live in countries with unstable governments and banks in particular often turn to Swiss banks because of their security and privacy.

How does a Swiss Bank account work?

A non-Swiss national must be at least 18 years of age to open an account in a Swiss bank. The appli…