financial institution


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Noun1.financial institution - an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
institution, establishment - an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
giro - a British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so
clearing house - a central collection place where banks exchange checks or drafts; participants maintain an account against which credits or debits are posted
lending institution - a financial institution that makes loans
central bank - a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government
foundation - an institution supported by an endowment
acquirer - the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card
nondepository financial institution - a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance
banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution, bank - a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities; "he cashed a check at the bank"; "that bank holds the mortgage on my home"
Federal Home Loan Bank System - the central credit system for thrift institutions
trust company, trust corporation - an organization (usually with a commercial bank) that is engaged as a trustee or fiduciary or agent in handling trust funds or estates of custodial arrangements or stock transfers or related services
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An e-mail directs the financial institution to a secure web interface to view and resolve each suspect transaction.
The regulation implementing section 326 of the act requires each financial institution to implement a written CIP that includes certain minimum requirements and is appropriate for its size and type of business.
This collaboration means that the global, trusted Identrus infrastructure for business-to-business electronic commerce is now available in a packaged solution that will enable financial institutions to build a cost-effective secure environment for high-value transactions quickly and efficiently in a Windows 2000 operating environment.
The agreements required under the operating rules exist between the company initiating the payment instructions (originator) and its originating depository financial institution; the originating depository financial institution and the originating gateway operator, which is the exit point from the national system; and the originating gateway operator and the receiving gateway operator, which is the entry point to the receiving country's national payments system.
As the success of the Financial Institution Crime Awareness Course became known to other law enforcement agencies in the New York metropolitan area and beyond, the Suffolk County Police Department began receiving numerous requests to provide training to police personnel from other agencies interested in adopting a similar program.
An important restriction is that no part of the taxpayer's deposits in the financial institution be federally insured.
Bank's Image Cash Letter Service is designed to serve a wide range of financial institution clients varying in size and scope.
Limits that apply to the use and disclosure of customer information received from an unrelated financial institution
Liability coverage is extended for losses that result when a financial institution transmits a computer virus that harms a customer or other third party.
Designing an audit plan for a financial institution requires an understanding of the audit's objectives and of the financial institution itself.
Goldleaf will now market Gladiator's CoreDEFENSE to its more than 2,500 financial institutions nationwide.
The Federal Reserve places a very high priority on supporting efforts to attack the laundering of proceeds from illegal activities through our nation's financial institutions and, over the past several years, has engaged extensively in anti-money-laundering endeavors.

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