Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a monetary penalty of Rs 70 lakh against Bank of India for violating Know Your Customer standards on July 8. "This action is based on the deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the bank with its customers," RBI said. RBI issued a directive after considering the bank's reply.
The Union Bank of India (UBI) has been imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for not complying with certain provisions of its directions. The directions include RBI (Fraud- Classification, and Reporting by commercial banks and select FIs) Directions 2016 and Guidelines on Sale of Stressed Assets by Banks. The penalty has been imposed as per the Banking Regulation Act 1949.