FinCEN CDD FAQ: How is “account” defined in the CDD Rule?

Compliance > BSA > FinCEN CDD/BO Rule - eff 2016
Q:  How is “account” defined in the CDD Rule?
A.  In order to maintain consistency with CIP, FinCEN added to the CDD Rule the same definition of the term “account” that is in the CIP rules for banks, brokers or dealers in securities, mutual funds, and futures commission merchants and introducing brokers in commodities.
This FAQ, and others, was released in July 2016.  The 2016 FAQs were issued to assist institutions in understanding the scope of the Customer Due Diligence (CDD) requirements that were published in May 2016.   They may be found here:

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