FinCEN: Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Customer Due Diligence


July 19, 2016

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) is issuing these FAQs to assist covered financial institutions in understanding the scope of the Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions,” published on May 11, 2016 (the “CDD Rule”), available at These FAQs provide interpretive guidance with respect to the CDD rule. FinCEN intends to issue additional FAQs or guidance as appropriate.