Positive Pay Cheque truncation system to be implemented from January 01, 2021

In its Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies dated August 6, 2020, wherein Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had announced the introduction of the Positive Pay System for Cheque Truncation System (CTS). On September 25, 2020, RBI has issued a circular stating that the Positive Pay System shall be implemented from January 01, 2021, for…

Who is a Beneficial Owner (BO) in terms of PML act?

The Regulated Entities (RE) like banks required to  follow certain customer identification procedures while undertaking a transaction either by establishing an account-based relationship or otherwise and monitor their transactions. This is to adhere the rules and regulations in terms of Prevention of Money-Laundering Act, 2002 and the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005. …

What is the meaning of ‘Core biometric information’ under the Aadhar Act 2016?

Core Bio-metric Information” is defined under clause 2(j) of Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 as biological attribute of an individual like fingerprint, Iris scan, or such other biological attribute as may be specified by regulations. The “Aadhaar number” is a 12 digit identification number issued to an…