Posts Tagged: banks

Strict banking laws in Finland leave refugees without bank accounts and discourage foreign investment

Stateless refugees cannot still open bank accounts in regions like Etelä-Savo in Eastern Finland, according to Länsi-Savo, a Mikkeli-based daily. Not only are stateless persons affected but different municipalities that want to attract foreign investment. Some small- and medium-sized companies that want to relocate in Finland from Russia have a difficult time opening bank account

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A case for the Ombudsman for Minorites: Finnish mobile phone and insurance companies

Migrant Tales has reported on how difficult it has been for some immigrants to open a bank account in this country never mind get access to online banking services. We learned last week that immigrants are having similar problems with mobile phone operators and obtaining life insurance.   Migrant Tales will send Monday to the Ombudsman for

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