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Compliance risks: hoe voorkomt u risico’s bij nieuwe klantrelaties?

Compliance risks: hoe voorkomt u risico’s bij nieuwe klantrelaties?

In de digitale wereld anno nu liggen fraude en witwaspraktijken steeds vaker op de loer. Financiële instellingen moeten zich hiertegen wapenen. Wat dat betekent? Dat de regels uit de Wet ter voorkoming van witwassen en financieren van terrorisme (Wwft) moeten worden nageleefd. 

Het gaat hier over ‘compliant zijn’ aan de Wwft. Dat houdt in dat u de klant met wie u zakendoet goed kent, en zijn of haar identiteit checkt, verifieert en potentiële risico’s vroegtijdig in kaart brengt. 

De strijd tegen fraude en witwassen is op deze manier ook een weg naar zoveel mogelijk transparantie in de financiële wereld. 

In dit paper leest u wat het belang is van Wwft-compliant zijn, waarom Customer Due Diligence (CDD) en Know Your Customer (KYC) zo belangrijk zijn. En hoe ze naadloos kunnen worden geïntegreerd in bestaande systemen van financiële instellingen om compliance risico’s te verminderen en om een soepele, veilige en volledige klant-onboarding te garanderen  

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