ABC Group Limited.
The Legalization of funds that were acquired through criminal cases or other facts that might be founded guilty by government are set to be financial instruments that are not allowed in this company. Interior and Exterior governing laws of abcfx.uk (ABC Ltd) do NOT allow the company to complete any financial trades or movements with an understanding that one of client’s financial instrument is brought through illegal actions.
The company carefully monitors suspicious and significant transactions, and promptly reports such actions to the relevant legislative bodies. To maintain the integrity of the reporting systems and ensure business security, the persons who provide this information are protected by international legislation ensuring full legal confidentiality. The existing procedures to combat the legalization of illegally obtained funds, carried out by ABC Ltd, is the desire to fully establish the identity of the client who participates in certain actions.
The company will do its best in a timely manner to minimize the impact on law-abiding customers. The company, in turn, seeks to assist international organizations to legalize illegally obtained funds, as well as to finance Antiterrorist activities around the world. In order to achieve this, the company constantly continues to invest money in its security system. The Company reserves the right to refuse to conduct a transaction at any stage in the event of suspected money laundering. The company has no right to inform clients that they were suspected of being deceived and reported to the relevant authorities.
Money Laundering is the participation in any transaction that seeks to conceal or disguise the nature or the origin of funds derived from the illegal activities. Money laundering involves not only the proceeds of drugs trafficking, but funds related to other illegal activities, including fraud, corruption, organized crime, terrorism and many other crimes. Generally, the money laundering consists of three stages:
This Policy is developed and periodically updated by the Risk Management/Compliance and Anti- Money Laundering Officer of ABC Limited. (the Company) based on the general principles set up by the Board of Directors of the Company in relation to the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing.
The Policy applies to all employees of the Company and aims to setup key roles and responsibilities for the staff members as well as to ensure compliance with the following legislation:
The Company has established principles and procedures to prevent money laundering and combat terrorism financing, in accordance with the risk profile of its products, services, clients and geographic locations.
All amendments and/or changes of current version of the Policy must be approved by the Company’s Board of Directors.
Inadequate understanding of the client’s profile and purpose of investment activity may expose the Company to a number of risks. In order to minimize such risks, the Company has developed the Client Acceptance Policy. In cases where transactions will be considered as suspicious, Company reserves the right to block account of client for time of investigation.
Risk Management is a continuous process, carried out on a dynamic basis. Risk assessment is not an isolated event of a limited duration. Client’s activities change as well as the services and financial instruments provided by the Company change. The same happens to the financial instruments and the transactions used for money laundering or terrorist financing.
The Company applies appropriate measures and procedures, on a risk based approach, so as to focus its effort in those areas where the risk of money laundering and terrorist financing appears to be higher. This approach will enable the Company to assign to its clients the following risk categories:
The prime method for preventing money laundering is by carrying out “Know Your Client” procedures. With thorough knowledge of clients, counterparties and the origin of client’s funds, unusual or suspicious behavior can be identified, including false identities, unusual transactions, changing behavior or other indicators where laundering may be occurring.
Suspicious transactions are transactions or other activities that have no apparent lawful purpose or is not the sort in which a particular client would normally be expected to engage in, and the Company knows of no reasonable explanation for the transaction or activity after examining the available facts, including the background and possible purpose of the transaction or activity. The Company, in cases where there is an attempt of executing transactions which knows or suspects that are related to money laundering or terrorist financing, reports, through the Compliance Officer its suspicion to MOKAS.
Suspicious transactions are transactions or other activities that have no apparent lawful purpose or are not the sort in which a particular client would normally be expected to engage in. If Company workers see no reasonable explanation for the transaction or activity, after examining the available facts – including the background and possible purpose of the transaction or activity the Company leave the rights to block the transaction and notify relevant authorities.