Declaration of Beneficiaries / Controlling Owners in the Account
Pursuant to the Prohibition on Money Laundering Law, banks are required to obtain statements from every customer and service recipient, as to whether they are acting for themselves or for another person, and in the event the customer is a corporation, a statement also regarding controlling shareholders in the corporation.
Accordingly, the customer is asked to complete the declaration form when opening the account, when changing details specified in the declaration, when adding / withdrawing a partner in the account, or as otherwise required to do so by the Bank. Service recipients, in those cases when transactions must be reported in light of their size, will be asked to fill out a similar declarationregarding a transaction that they do carry out through the account. The declaration is to be received by the Bank signed in the original only! (Oraldeclarations or declarations sent by e-mail, fax, etc. are not sufficient).