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FC-1.7.2

Licensees may only accept introduced business if all of the following conditions are satisfied:

(a) The customer due diligence measures applied by the introducer are consistent with those required by the FATF 40 + 9 Recommendations;
(b) A formal agreement is in place defining the respective roles of the licensee and the introducer in relation to customer due diligence measures. The agreement must specify that the customer due diligence measures of the introducer will comply with the FATF 40 + 9 Recommendations;
(c) The introducer is able to provide all relevant data pertaining to the customer's identity, the identity of the customer and beneficial owner of the funds and, where applicable, the party/parties on whose behalf the customer is acting; also, the introducer has confirmed that the licensee will be allowed to verify the customer due diligence measures undertaken by the introducer at any stage; and
(d) Written confirmation is provided by the introducer confirming that all customer due diligence measures required by the FATF 40 + 9 Recommendations have been followed and the customer's identity established and verified. In addition, the confirmation must state that any identification documents or other customer due diligence material can be accessed by the licensee and that these documents will be kept for at least five years after the business relationship has ended.
October 2010