This book is a must for all AML/KYC audit and compliance staff whose responsibilities include Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance This book is one in a series of extraordinary guides in which Bob Walsh details the function and operation of key financial services for the benefit of AML/KYC audit and compliance professionals. The author is convinced that providing a greater understanding of the inner workings of how KYC compliance and other financial services operate can dramatically strengthen AML/KYC compliance and audit results. All of Bob Walsh's AML books for auditors also address the complex world of money-laundering, related AML/KYC issues and concerns, AML/KYC acronyms and technical glossary, and a list of currently known terrorist groups. The KYC topics described in this book include retail and institutional account opening requirements, transaction monitoring, structuring, Currency Transaction Reporting (CTRs), due-diligence research, Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), case studies and more. The material contained in Mr. Walsh's books was composed from over 30 years of hands-on experience in the U.S. and international banking industry. He is a CAMs certified AML/KYC compliance specialist who has worked with some of the largest banks in the world, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and major AML/KYC consulting agencies working on some of the largest AML/KYC cases in banking industry.