KYC requirement for domestic and foreign company

Australian Domestic Company

Name

  • Full name of the company, as registered by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

Address

  • Full address of the company's registered office
  • Full address of the company's principal place of business (if any)

Other

  • Australian Company Number (ACN) issued to the company
  • Whether the company is registered by ASIC as a proprietary or public company
  • Name of each director if the company is a proprietary company

Beneficial owner(s)

  • Identify the beneficial owner(s) of the company
  • Determine whether each beneficial owner of the company is a PEP

 

Registered foreign

For a foreign company who has been registered by ASIC

Name

  • Full name of the company, as registered by ASIC

Address

  • Full address of the company's Australian registered office

Provide one of the following:

  • Full address of the company's principal place of business in Australia (if any)

  • Full name and address of the company's local Australian agent (if any)

Other

  • Australian Registered Body Number (ARBN) issued to the company

  • Name of the country in which the company was formed, incorporated or registered

  • Whether the company is registered by the relevant foreign registration body, and if so, whether it is registered as a private, public or other types of company

  • Name of each director if the company is registered as a private company

Beneficial owner(s)

  • Identify the beneficial owner(s) of the company

  • Determine whether each beneficial owner of the company is a PEP

  • Identification and verification of the beneficial owner(s) is not required for a foreign listed public company which is subject to 'transparency of beneficial owner' disclosure requirements (whether by stock exchange rules or by law or enforceable means) which are, or are comparable to, the requirements in Australia

 

Unregistered foreign (registered by relevant foreign registration body)

Name

  • Full name of the company

Address

  • Full address of the company in the country of formation, incorporation or registration

Other

  • Name of the country in which the company was formed, incorporated or registered
  • Any identification number issued to the company
  • Whether the company is registered as a private, public or other type of company
  • Name of each director if the company is registered as a private company

Beneficial owner(s)

  • Identify the beneficial owner(s) of the company
  • Determine whether each beneficial owner of the company is a PEP
  • Identification and verification of the beneficial owner(s) is not required for a foreign listed public company which is subject to 'transparency of beneficial owner' disclosure requirements (whether by stock exchange rules or by law or enforceable means) which are, or are comparable to, the requirements in Australia

 

Unregistered foreign (not registered by relevant foreign registration body)

Name

  • Full name of the company

Address

  • Full address of the principal place of business of the company in the country of formation or incorporation

Other

  • The country in which the company was formed or incorporated

Beneficial owner(s)

  • Identify the beneficial owner(s) of the company
  • Determine whether each beneficial owner of the company is a PEP
  • Identification and verification of the beneficial owner(s) is not required for a foreign listed public company which is subject to 'transparency of beneficial owner' disclosure requirements (whether by stock exchange rules or by law or enforceable means) which are, or are comparable to, the requirements in Australia
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