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Important information

USA PATRIOT Act

 

Important information about procedures for opening a new account

To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. What this means for you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, tax ID number, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents.

USA PATRIOT ACT Certification

Pursuant to the USA PATRIOT Act and final rules issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, a U.S. bank or a U.S. broker-dealer in securities (a "Covered Financial Institution") is required to obtain certain information from any "Foreign Bank" that maintains a correspondent account with it.

As permitted by the final rules, Macquarie Bank Ltd. (“MBL”) has prepared a Global Certification for use by any financial institution that believes it requires a USA PATRIOT Act Certificate from MBL or one of its branches or listed subsidiaries. Please use this Certification instead of asking MBL or one of its branches or listed subsidiaries to complete a separate Certification form.

MBL USA Patriot Act Certificate – December 2017

(If you cannot find the subsidiary you do business with in the attached list, please contact the subsidiary directly.)

Special Measures (Section 311) Customer Notification

Pursuant to U.S. regulations issued under section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act, 31 CFR 103.193 and 31 CFR 103.188, we are prohibited from establishing, maintaining, administering or managing a correspondent account for, or on behalf of, Banco Delta Asia or any of its subsidiaries (including, but not limited to, Delta Asia Credit Limited, and Delta Asia Insurance Limited), FBME Bank Ltd. and any of its subsidiaries, and Commercial Bank of Syria or any of its subsidiaries (including Syrian Lebanese Commercial Bank) and any financial institution based in Burma or Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The regulations also require us to notify you that you may not provide these entities with access to the correspondent account you hold at our financial institution. If we become aware that any of these entities is indirectly using the correspondent account you hold at our financial institution, we will be required to take appropriate steps to prevent such access, including, where necessary, terminating your account.

Customer Notice Regarding Proposed Rulemaking Under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act

In addition please be advised that as a result of proposed rulemaking under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act, we would like to inform you that your account with us cannot be used to provide banking services to: Bank of Dandong, Halawi Exchange Co., CredexBank, Kassem Rmeiti & Co., Liberty Reserve S.A. or any of these entities’ subsidiaries or branches and any financial institution based in Islamic Republic of Iran. If we discover that your account has been used to provide financial services to any of these entities or any of their subsidiaries or branches, your account with our institution may be terminated.

Contact us

Americas Financial Crimes Compliance
Jim Holderman
Call: +1 212 231 1918