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Lebanese bank regulator seeks details of transfers to Switzerland-circular

Reuters | Beirut | Updated: 16-01-2020 18:51 IST | Created: 16-01-2020 18:43 IST
Lebanese bank regulator seeks details of transfers to Switzerland-circular
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Lebanon's banking control commission has asked banks for the dates and sizes of transfers to Switzerland since Oct. 17, when the start of anti-government protests led banks to block transfers abroad, according to a circular seen on Thursday.

The circular, dated Jan. 14, does not ask the banks for the names of customers who made the transfers. Banks should provide the information within a week, it said.


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