RBI Guidelines

Updated Know Your Customer (KYC) guidelines issued by RBI

Know Your Customer Guidelines (Updated up to September 02, 2016) (This is a summarised and simplified version of the Reserve Bank of India’s Know Your Customer guidelines.) Q1. 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 …

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New RBI notification for RRB regarding charges on Minimum Balance in Savings Accounts

The Reserve Bank of India vide its Notification No RBI/2014-15/363 DBR.RRB.BC.No.55/03.05.33/2014-15 dtd Dec 22 , 2014 has notified additional guidelines to RRBs with regard to levy of penal charges on non-maintenance of minimum balances in savings bank accounts. According to this notification, the RRBs shall adhere to the following guideline for levy of penal charges for non-maintenance …

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New FCGPR form for FDI Reporting notified

The Reserve Bank of India vide its RBI/2013-14/490 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 102 dtd 11th Feb 2014, has amended the form for reporting the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) . The new form requires the following additional details of the investments :- 1) Brownfield/Greenfield investments 2) Date of Incorporation of investee company Henceforth , the new reporting …

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Fore-closure charges ,Pre-payment penalties on Home loans abolished

The Reserve Bank of India vide its Notification No DBOD. No. Dir. BC.107/13.03.00/2011-12 dtd 5th June 2012 has issued a new directive to all banks with regard to charge of foreclosure/prepayment penalties in respect of Home loans taken on floating rate method. As per the above notification, the banks will not be permitted to charge foreclosure charges/pre-payment …

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