Know Your Customer (KYC)

Effective KYC processes are the backbone of any successful compliance and risk management programme, and the demands of meeting KYC obligations are intensifying.

In an increasingly global economy, financial institutions are more vulnerable to illicit criminal activities. Know Your Customer (KYC) standards are designed to protect financial institutions against fraud, corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing.

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Know Your Customer

The rising challenge of Know Your Customer compliance

Know Your Customer (KYC) standards are designed to protect financial institutions against fraud, corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing.
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KYC checks: a growing challenge for corporate treasurers

KYC checks are one of the top three challenges corporate treasurers face in their banking relationships.
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The KYC process: a major compliance effort for correspondent banks

Banks are looking to streamline their KYC processes for business to continue to thrive, improve client experience and satisfy regulatory demands.
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What is an Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO)?

Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO) legislation has been put into place to give banks and corporates clarity on who they’re doing business with.
White Papers

Solving the KYC Conundrum

Drawing on discussions with numerous treasurers around the world, this white paper delves into the difficulties treasury teams face as a result of KYC requests and explores the impact on their operations and banking relationships.

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Report: Solving the KYC Conundrum

This white paper delves into the difficulties treasury teams face as a result of KYC requests and explores the impact on their operations and banking relationships.