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15 Amendments to Master Direction on KYC norms

RBI/2016-17/176 DBR.AML.BC. No. 18/14.01.001/2016-17 08/12/2016

i. Explanation to Section 3(a)(ii)d pertaining to ‘definition of beneficial owner in case of trust’ which reads as - Explanation: Term ‘body of individuals’ includes societies has been deleted....

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Applying for loan: What you must do while handing over your KYC documents

Why is KYC Needed? Since your KYC is one of the stepping stones when commencing a new financial relationship, it becomes obvious that you must keep all these documents well guarded and make sure they are not easily duplicated. If you let your documents float around the city then you could land in a major mess which could upset all your fu...

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Central KYC Registry Operating Guidelines 2016

NA 21/07/2016

a) Central KYC Registry application can be accessed by registered/authorised institutions or other notified institutions under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act or rules framed by the Government of India or any Regulator (RBI, SEBI, IRDA and PFRDA) thereunder....

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SEBI FAQs on Voluntary Adaption of Aadhar based e-KYC Process

Whether intermediaries are required to carry out in-person verification (IPV) of the client, if KYC verification of the client is carried out through Aadhaar based e-KYC service offered by UIDAI as per the aforementioned SEBI Circular?...

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RBI revises KYC norms for Bank Account of Proprietary Concerns

RBI/2014-15/532 DCBR.BPD(PCB/RCB)Cir.No.24/14.01.062/2014-15 01/04/2015

The default rule is that any two documents, out of those listed in paragraphs of the Master Circulars mentioned above, should be provided as activity proof by a proprietary concern. However, in cases where the banks are satisfied that it is not possible to furnish two such documents, they would have the discretion to accept only one of th...

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Know Your Customer Guidelines – Faqs

What is KYC? Why is it required? Response: KYC means 'Know Your Customer'. It is a process by which banks obtain information about the identity and address of the customers. This process helps to ensure that banks’ services are not misused. The KYC procedure is to be completed by the banks while opening accounts and also periodically u...

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KYC Norms for Company Secretary in Practice

Client Information as well as due diligence on clients has become a necessity for professionals in today’s complex business scenario. Such an exercise can be made possible in a structured way. Many professional bodies today advise their members to have KYC about their clients so that professionals can freely exercise and deliver their p...

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Accounts of Proprietary Concerns – I-T return of sole proprietor & Utility Bills included in KYC

RBI/2011-12/506 DBOD. AML.BC. No 93 /14.01.001/2011-12 17/04/2012

On a review, it has been decided to include the following documents in the indicative list of required documents for opening accounts of proprietary concern: The complete Income Tax return (not just the acknowledgement) in the name of the sole proprietor where the firm's income is reflected, duly authenticated/ acknowledged by the Inc...

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ICAI issues Know Your Client (KYC) norms for members in Practice

All the members of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), who are in practice, are hereby informed that the Council has formulated the following Know Your Client Norms (KYC norms) at it’s 307th Meeting held on 13th July, 2011, which shall be recommendatory in nature, and apply only in case of attest function....

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Sebi approves uniform customer identification process for investors in different segments

Capital market regulator Sebi on Thursday approved a uniform customer identification process for investors in different segments, and also decided to accept Aadhaar or UID as one of the eligible documents for fulfilling the KYC norms. ...

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