AML & CTF Policy
EOTRADEX OÜ Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) Policy
Our Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Policy (the “AML&CTF Policy”) is not to enter into business relationship with criminals or terrorists, process transactions which result from criminal or terrorist activity or facilitate any transactions involving criminal or terrorist activity including terrorist financing.
The Company will establish and implement adequate and appropriate anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CFT) policies, procedures and controls taking into account factors including types of customers, products and services offered, delivery channels and geographical locations involved.
Senior management, officers and employees of the Company shall at all times make every effort to maintain the highest standards of ethics, integrity, and prudence in the Company’s operation and administration so as to ensure that the Company creates and maintains a good reputation and standing.
The Compliance Function will oversight all activities related to the prevention and detection of ML/TF and provide support and guidance to ensure that ML/TF risks are adequately managed and mitigated.
Risk Identification and Assessment
The Company will apply a risk-based approach to assess which customers represent higher ML/TF risks.
Enhanced due diligence measures shall be applied to identify and verify customers that represent higher ML/TF risks.
Due Diligence Measures
The Company will determine and take due diligence measures appropriate to identify and verify its customers when opening accounts or establishing business relationships.
The Company will adopt a risk-based approach to utilize appropriate controls and oversight and to determine the extent of due diligence to be performed and the level of ongoing monitoring to be applied, accordingly.
The Company will monitor the business relationship with its customers on an ongoing basis.
The Company will not open an account or establish a business relationship with a customer if the customer fails to provide all documents and information required in the course of conducting due diligence, or if based on due diligence documents provided, the Company suspects ML or TF.
The Company will not open or maintain anonymous accounts or accounts in fictitious names for any new or existing customers.
The Company will not open or maintain accounts in the names of customers who are subject to the International Sanctions.
The Company shall not establish any relationship with shell banks or other institutions that knowingly allow shell banks use their accounts.
The Company shall ensure that customers’ data are registered in the Company’s customer database within the required scope.
The Company shall keep the documents obtained in the course of identifying and verifying the identity of the customer and maintain the documents obtained in connection with the transactions performed for at least six (6) years following the termination of the business relationship with the customer.
The Company shall ensure that all Company’s employees and representatives who are dealing with customers, customers’ transactions or matters involving money laundering and/or terrorist financing are provided with regular training and information about the nature of the money laundering and terrorist financing risks, as well as any new trends within the field.
The Company will provide training to all relevant staff (including new staff) in order to ensure they will be able to recognize suspicious or unusual activities/transactions.
This AML&CFT Policy will be regularly reviewed and updated if necessary to ensure appropriate policies, procedures and internal controls are in place to account for both changes in the regulatory environment as well as the changes in business.