Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009
The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT) is coming into force for legal firms from 1 July 2018. The purpose of the Act is to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The information you provide will be used by McBride Davenport James to verify your identity. This is part of the Client Due Diligence process required by the Act. When we meet with you to discuss legal matters we may require more documentation especially for legal entities like Companies and Trusts.
It is important to note that we are required by law to undertake Client Due Diligence before we carry out any work for you.
Please complete your Client Identity Verification form Client Identity Guide.pdf and bring it with your identity documents.