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What is Customer Due Diligence and what controls should you focus on?

Ultimate guide to Customer due Diligence

Customer due diligence (CDD) is a key element in helping your firm:

  • Understand clients and their business

  • Identify and Verify that their clients are who they say they are

  • Identify the Money Laundering (ML) and Terrorism Finance (TF) risks inherent to dealing with the client

  • Adequately monitor the client

  • Keep in line with both local and international regulations

  • Identify and subsequently monitor Politically Exposed Persons