According to the founder SmartGen Ltd, Mark Oigman, Israeli banks began to restrict transactions of Russian investors on securities accounts, even if they have an Israeli passport. This happened after an order from the Belgian depositary Euroclear, which was sent to the largest financial institutions in Israel. Oigman also noted that the restrictions could also apply to Luxembourg-based Clearstream.
The economist emphasized that having an Israeli passport does not protect against these restrictions, and in this case, only a passport from one of the European Union countries can help. countries of the European Union.