What are Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks?

AML checks are identity examinations performed to ensure:

  • All of the investors are who they say/ claim to be,
  • And to ensure that they are not investing for someone else or on their behalf.

Facts about Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks:

  • In most cases all the checks are done via electoral data and completed in the background.
  • Identifying money laundering tactics and reporting the, are an obligation under the AML regulation laws that all business and financial institutions should be taking.
  • When taking upon a client for the first time the company must assess the customer’s behaviour to determine any suspicious activity being taken place during the time period.
  • It is significant for some industries like housing, law, and accountancy etc to carry out AML checks.
  • Those who do not comply with these regulations are getting handed fines as a consequence.
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