CBB Volume 5: Contents

Central Bank of Bahrain Volume 5—Specialised Licensees
Common Modules (Applicable to all Specialised Licensees)
Part A
Business Standards
FC Financial Crime
FC-1 Customer Due Diligence
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LicenseesG must implement the customer due diligence measures outlined in Chapters 1, 2 and 3 when:

(a) Carrying-out one-off or occasional transactions above BD 6,000, or where several smaller transactions that appear to be linked fall above this threshold (particularly relevant for money changers – see FC-1.9 for cash courier business);
(b) Carrying out wire transfers (of the equivalent of US$1,000 or above) (particularly relevant for money changers);
(c) Establishing business relations with a new or existing customer;
(d) A change to the signatory or beneficiary of an existing account or business relationship is made;
(e) CustomerG documentation standards change substantially;
(f) The licenseeG has doubts about the veracity or adequacy of previously obtained customer due diligence information;
(g) A significant transactionG takes place (see FC-2.2.3);
(h) There is a material change in the way that an account is operated or in the manner in which the business relationship is conducted; or
(i) There is a suspicion of money laundering or terrorist financing.
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