Bank regulation: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

YES Bank to completely sell its mutual fund business operations

Mumbai headquartered Yes Bank declared its intention to cease its mutual fund business operations by selling out all its holdings in asset management and trustee subsidiaries. Wholly owned subsidiaries of YES Bank Limited are YES ..

Bail-in clause in FRDI bill

The “bail-in” clause of the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill (FRDI) has led to worries about the safety of bank deposits. It is different from a traditional bailout in which government’s money helps bank ..

Banks to Create “Unique Customer Identification Code”

The RBI has asked all banks to generate a Unique Customer Identification Code (UCIC) for each of their customers. Objective: The Unique Identification Code will fortify Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating ..

Banks may need 5 lakh crore towards Basel III

In the wake of Basel III capital regulations declared by the RBI, the Indian banks would require Rs 3,90,000-5,00,000 crore capital over the next 6 years. As per initial estimates by bankers and rating agencies, ..

Homogeneous KYC Regulation norms by Nov’11

SEBI to come out by Nov’11 Homogenous norms for setting up a uniform Know Your Customer (KYC) Regulation Authority. It will relieve the burden comparable on the intermediaries as well as the common man, seeking ..