Germany's Kontist/Solarisbank reported to be latest to close its doors to its American account-holders

Berlin-based Solarisbank, which also does business as Kontist, has written to its American expat clients within the past two weeks to tell them that they must take their business elsewhere, because it cannot continue to look after American account-holders, according to an American expat resident in Germany, who told the American Expat Financial News Journal that they had received such a message in an email on Sept. 1.

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LeifBridge to American expats in the UK: ‘Let us help you manage the crossing’

There are, its founders say, many aspects of LeifBridge Investment Services that are special and unique to the London-based wealth management specialist firm, which recently opened its doors to clients for the first time. 

But there is one feature of LeifBridge that it’s safe to say no other wealth manager that comes to mind, at least, is likely to come close to achieving. And that’s the fact that its name is a lesson in geography...

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FBARs (FinCEN Form 114s), Form 8938s and Form 8966s: not just one but three ways Uncle Sam monitors Americans’ overseas holdings

FBARs (FinCEN Form 114s), Form 8938s and Form 8966s: not just one but three ways Uncle Sam monitors Americans’ overseas holdings

More American expats are familiar these days than they used to be with Foreign Bank Account Reports (“FBARs”), aka FinCEN Form 114s – which need to be filed by American...

Apr-07-2022