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HMRC Anti money laundering supervision update

HMRC Anti money laundering supervision update
Posted by: HMRC | Last modified on 15/01/2019

We received this email from HMRC. 


Good afternoon

We’re contacting you because some of your members are registered with HMRC for anti money laundering supervision. We’ll be emailing registered businesses soon to let them know about changes to their online anti money laundering supervision accounts.  

Please could you take any opportunities to share the information below, especially the link to our latest webinar.

The first time your members sign in to their anti-money laundering supervision account on GOV.UK after 15 January, they’ll be asked for the date of birth of each responsible person in their business and to confirm if they have passed HMRC’s fit and proper test, or approval.

This is because the 2017 Money Laundering Regulations introduced additional restrictions on who is allowed to be a responsible person. We’ve updated our guidance and produced a short new webinar (15 minutes long) about this.

If they’re not sure whether their responsible people have passed the fit and proper test or approval they should check with them.  Confirmation letters are sent to all individuals who pass the fit and proper test or approval.

If you have any questions please contact me.