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The AML/CFT enhanced customer due diligence guideline assists you to conduct enhanced customer due diligence (EDD) on your customers under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act 2009 (the Act).
This guide is for businesses or individuals applying for a Financial Advice Provider (FAP) full licence. It explains how to complete your online application, including the information you will need at the time you apply when full licensing opens from 15 March 2021.
In this document we provide a summary of our main work in monitoring compliance with financial reporting obligations by FMC reporting entities and registered schemes (regulated entities) from 2022-2025.
This information sheet assists market services licensees (excluding benchmark administrators) licensed under Part 6 of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act) to enhance the resilience of their cyber and operational systems. While this information sheet is designed to apply to a broad range of sectors, entities with complex cyber security and operational systems should consider the specific technology requirements and obligations that apply to their sector.
Section 34 of the AML/CFT Act allows a reporting entity to authorise and rely on an agent to conduct CDD procedures on its behalf. An agent is a person that has legal authority to represent another party. If you outsource the above CDD procedures under section 34 to a third-party provider, the provider must be acting as your agent. In these circumstances, you remain responsible for ensuring that the CDD conducted by the third-party provider is undertaken to the level required by the AML/CFT Act. Read the full guidance on this page.
This guidance is to assist reporting entities comply with the public statement issued by FATF on High-Risk Jurisdictions subject to a “Call for Action” and the subsequent Advisory issued by the Ministry of Justice and the New Zealand Police in this regard.
This information sheet explains the FMA’s expectations for financial services firms to prioritise their customer vulnerability practices, focusing on areas we consider immediate priorities, updated Sept 2021.