Glossary

Know Your Customer (KYC)

Know Your Customer is the due diligence and bank regulation that financial institutions and other regulated companies must perform to identify their clients and ascertain relevant information pertinent to doing financial business with them.

Related Terms

  • Financial Institution

    Any public or private bank, credit union, or savings and loan, subject to national and state banking laws, and capable of both accepting deposits and making loans. These institutions collect funds from the public or...

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  • Red Flag

    A potentially suspicious or money laundering situation raises a Red Flag or warning signal.

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