Credit Institution

From Open Risk Manual

Definition

A Credit Institution means[1]:

  • an undertaking whose business is to receive deposits or other repayable funds from the public and to grant credits for its own account; or
  • an electronic money institution within the meaning of Directive 2000/46/EC (1);

Context

Credit institutions are regulated entities and generally require a wikipedia:Banking license to operate

References

  1. Directive 2006/48/EC Of the European Parliament and of the Council

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