Browsing: Know your customer

Compliance and Risk

Temporary adjustments to “know your customer” and anti-money laundering requirements are “key” to speeding up the rate at which banks are able to provide much-needed relief to small businesses through the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program, American Bankers Association President and CEO Rob Nichols said in a letter to Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Angus King (Ind.-Maine) today.

Policy

The House today voted to pass the ABA-backed Corporate Transparency Act (H.R. 2513). The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), would direct the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to create a national database that banks could use to verify a business’s beneficial ownership information.