Category: Bangladesh Bank (BB)

AB Bank, SIBL tender unconditional apology to BB for irregularities in buyer’s credit

AB Bank Limited and Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) have tendered their “unconditional apology” after a Bangladesh Bank (BB) investigation revealed irregularities in buyer’s credit issued to some business houses by their offshore banking units. It was found that some debtors had shirked loan repayment, while yet others had utilised...

Transfer pricing rules in the offing

Bangladesh is set to enforce transfer pricing rules to curb tax evasion and overseas fund transfers by multinational and foreign firms, officials said. The National Board of Revenue will start auditing income tax files of multinational companies from next fiscal year. Last month, the tax administrator assigned seven of its...

Bangladesh Bank summons HSBC officials over money laundering reports

Bangladesh central bank has summoned local HSBC officials over recent reports in global media alleging the bank’s involvement in helping clients to evade taxes. The multinational bank’s Dhaka officials have been asked to come to the Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Thursday. “Recent media reports claim that a lot of people...