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Chartering or ‘licensing’ an offshore bank unlocks lucrative global banking opportunities that few are aware of. But where do you start?
As leading attorneys in offshore strategy, we map out key steps so you can establish an international bank with confidence. We take care of the legalities, helping you leverage the benefits of offshore bank licensing that matter most to you.
3 Key Benefits of Offshore Bank Chartering
Here’s what clients say they appreciate most:
Tax efficiency in foreign jurisdictions
Access to international markets across stable economies
Attractive privacy laws shielding your finances
Should I License An
Offshore bank chartering is a strategic choice for:
- Entrepreneurs and startups, including fintech firms
- Private investors looking to establish or invest in a bank
- Existing U.S. financial institutions (including private banks) seeking a new charter type
- Foreign banks interested in entering another market
- Business consortiums chartering a bank to serve members
But what does it actually take to charter a bank?
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Chartering your offshore bank can rapidly expand your opportunities. We’re dedicated to bringing you peace of mind from beginning to end.
Offshore Bank Chartering FAQs
Our team often answers these questions about licensing an offshore bank:
What is a chartered bank?
A chartered bank is a financial institution authorized to operate under government regulations, adhering to specific regulatory requirements and licensed by federal or state governments.
What is a fintech charter?
This can be difficult without meeting certain criteria.
How can I obtain a bank charter in the U.S.?
Online banking, wire transfers, and debit cards.
What is the timeframe for acquiring a bank charter?
This depends on your unique circumstances.