Understanding e-KYC and the requirement of Financial Institutions.
eKYC: The Policy The BNM e-KYC policy document (“this Policy”) was issued on 30th June 2020. For those in the financial industry, you will need to spend a whole afternoon reviewing its content and understanding its requirements. This policy is not as straight forward as we hoped it would be but in essence, Financial Institutions (“FIs”) can now introduce e-KYC method to verify and identify customers for onboarding purposes. KYC itself means Know –Your Customer and was properly introduced via Anti-Money-Laundering. With this Policy, a new verification method is introduced to identify your customers i.e. via electronic KYC (e-KYC). e-KYC solution allows FIs...Continue reading