From 1 July 2018 New Zealand Lawyers must comply with the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Funding of Terrorism Act 2009.
To fulfil our compliance we will require particular documentation from you to establish identification and nature of transaction.
This will include government issued photographic ID and utility bills showing your full residential address. Further information in regards to the purpose and finance of the matter may be required in certain circumstances.
If your matter is related to an entity such as a trust or company we will require specific information for all controlling persons, such as; trustees, beneficiaries, shareholders and directors etc.
Compliance is required for both new and existing clients.
Should you have any queries in regards to AML/CFT please contact our Practice Manager Tui McGhee on 07 827 5147 or at email@example.com