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Basic Details

Is your business a Corporate or a Partnership?Corporate - business organisation that meets certain legal requirements to be recognised as having a legal existence as an entity separate and distinct from its owners.<br/>Partnership - business organisation in which two or more individuals pool resources and share profit and loss in accordance with terms of the partnership agreement.
List any and all trade names associated to your business or, any names your company operates under.
This number can typically be found in your certificate of incorporation, articles of association or business name filing documents e.g. business registration certificate or trade license etc.
What was your date of incorporation? is a date and must be in the past. The date format is DD/MM/YYYY
What was your date of business formation? is a date and must be in the past. The date format is DD/MM/YYYY
Is the customer an acceptably publicly listed entity?
Is the customer an equivalently regulated financial institution?
Is the customer or mastergroup classified as wholesale?
On what date did the Customer relationship begin in the local jurisdiction? is a date and must be in the past. The date format is DD/MM/YYYY

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Business Details

Examples of material changes includes a new beneficial owner of the entity, change of company name or change of nature of your business.
Do you manage third party funds? Management of third party funds includes holding customers’ funds, managing customers’ money or making payments on behalf of your customers
Is the sole trader simple or complex?
Do you generate more than 10% revenue from any country?Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Country

Please provide the actual percentage of revenue generated within
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Please enter value between 10 - 100.
Do you acquire more than 10% purchases from any country?Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Country

Please provide the actual percentage of purchases acquired in
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Please enter value between 10 - 100.
Do you hold more than 10% assets in any country?Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Country

Please provide actual percentage of assets you hold within
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Please enter value between 10 - 100.

Country

Are you reliant on any one customer for more than 50% of your annual revenue?
Do you currently hold or have you ever held a diplomatic or government position including local government positions?
Please see the help text for full list of positions.<p>Positions include:</p><ul><li>Head of state or Head of government</li><li>Senior civil servant in national government</li><li>Head of regional government</li><li>Senior/high profile politician</li><li>Senior executive of any state owned enterprises</li><li>State agency official</li><li>Large City Mayor</li><li>Senior member of the national police service, law enforcement agency or intelligence services</li><li>Ambassador</li><li>Senior executive of any national NGO</li><li>Political pressure group/labour group senior official</li><li>Leader Or Senior Official In A Political Pressure</li><li>Senior member of the judiciary</li><li>Head Of A Supranational Body(United Nations,IMF,WB)</li><li>Senior Member Of A Diplomatic Group (e.g. Ambassador)</li><li>Member of a Ruling Royal Family</li><li>National government minister</li><li>Member of the national legislature</li><li>Deputy national government minister</li><li>State corporation executive</li><li>Regional government executive</li><li>Political party officials</li><li>High Ranking Military Official/Personnel</li></ul>
Does an immediate family member or an associate currently hold or has ever held a diplomatic or government position including local government positions?
In respect of the full list of positions please see help text listed in the question above (“Do you currently hold or have you ever held a diplomatic or government position including local government positions?”)
Also please see help text attached to this question for the definition of family members.<p>Family members include:</p><ul><li>Husband;</li><li>Wife;</li><li>Partner - Note: an equivalent status of the relationship of a spouse;</li><li>Mother; and Mother-in-law</li><li>Father; and Father-in-law</li><li>Brother; and Brother-in-Law</li><li>Sister; and Sister-in-Law</li><li>Son and partner, including son-in law;</li><li>Daughter and partner, including daughter-in-law;</li></ul><br/><p>Close associates include:</p><ul><li>Immediate Family Member</li><li>Aides and other close advisers</li><li>Business Associates</li><li>Interest or influence over Businesses/Companies</li><li>Customer</li><li>Business Partner</li><li>Joint Board Membership of Company</li><li>Joint BO of Legal Entity or Legal Arrangement</li><li>Corporate Group Member</li><li>Parent Company</li></ul>
Do any family members or close associates fund your bank account(s)?
Person

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Contact Details

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Have you changed your legal name in the last 3 years?

Previous Name

What is your date of birth? is a date and must be in the past. The date format is DD/MM/YYYY
Please enter your address
When did you move into this address? is a date and must be in the past. The date format is DD/MM/YYYY
Previous Residential Address

Previous Residential Address

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When did you move into this address? is a date and must be in the past. The date format is DD/MM/YYYY
Is the principal business address the same as the registered address?This is the address where the business’s head office or main place of operation is located.
Is the principal business address the same as your residential address?
Please enter your address
Is the correspondence address the same as the registered address?The correspondence address is typically where your post mail is received.
Is the correspondence address the same as your residential address?The correspondence address is typically where your post mail is received.
Please enter your address
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories
Country

Please provide the actual information for this country
Do you have a tax identification number (TIN)? Click here for additional information

Country

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Financial Information

What was your annual sales revenue/ turnover in the last fiscal year?If your business is a start up and has not been operating for 12 months, please answer based on your business plan.
Please provide all significant sources of funds that were injected into the business when it was first established / incorporated.
The amount initially invested

Please enter the amount initially invested through this source of investment.
Please enter value between 0 - 100.
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories.
Ongoing cash flow

Please enter value between 0 - 100.
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories.
Please select all applicable
Do you expect to see an increase/decrease of 20% or more annually with respect to the following:
1) the value of annual cash transactions expected to flow through your accounts?For e.g. Cash transactions will fall by c.50% as we now have card terminals and can collect card payments online.
What is the total expected value of these transactions annually including the increase/decrease?For e.g. 1. Decrease in Cash Transactions of US$200k per annum, and; 2. Increase in international payments of US$100k
Please enter value between 0 - 100.
2) the value of annual international payments to or from your account? For e.g. Increase in international payments (overall c.30% increase) as we have are now buying our products direct from our overseas supplier rather than via a domestic wholesaler
What is the total expected value of these transactions annually including the increase/decrease?For e.g. 1. Decrease in Cash Transactions of US$200k per annum, and; 2. Increase in international payments of US$100k
Please enter value between 0 - 100.
Please note that any reference to ‘Country’ throughout the following forms covers countries and territories

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Sanctions Exposure

The following questions will help us to understand the degree of your exposure to sanction countries
HSBC is committed to combating financial crime and doing its part to protect the integrity of the global financial system. Please let us know if you are doing, or intend to do, business with countries, territories, governments, individuals, or entities that may be the subject or target of economic sanctions.
Please visit our Sanctions Policy for further information.
Do you or any of your connected parties have current business activities in Iran, Sudan, North Korea, Syria, Cuba, Belarus or Zimbabwe, Crimea / Sevastopol?
And / Or
Do you or any of your connected parties have current or planned business activities in Russia specifically in the energy / oil, and gas sector or the military or defence?
This includes both direct and indirect business activities within any of the above countries / jurisdictions.

The help text provided outlines the definition of indirect business activities.<p>Business activity includes operations, suppliers, customers, agents, origin or shipping of goods and interactions / exposure to state owned or controlled entities.</p><p>Indirect business refer to the sale or purchase of goods or services by a third-party, such as a partner or affiliate, rather than a company's personnel. Indirect business is often done through resellers, such as specialty stores and big box retailers.</p><p>Please refer to the explanation of Connected Parties on the Connected Parties tab.</p>
To the best of your knowledge, does the company or any of the company’s connected or other related parties have a presence in Iran, North Korea, Syria, Cuba or Crimea / Sevastopol region?

The help text provided outlines the definition of presence.Presence: An entity that has its registered office address, business address, correspondence address or principal place of operations in one of the locations provided.
To the best of your knowledge, are the company or any of the company’s connected or other related parties currently sanctioned by the following bodies: UN, EU, UKHMT, HKMA, OFAC, or as part of locals sanctions law?
And/Or
To the best of your knowledge, does the company have any current Business Activity involving individuals, entities or organisations which are currently targeted by sanctions administered by the following bodies: UN, EU, UKHMT, HKMA, OFAC, or as part of local sanctions law?

The help text provided outlines the definition of other related partiesOther Related Parties include parties who may support or provide advice to the customer, but who sit outside of the ownership structure. These may include syndicate lending deals, arrangers in SPVs, insurance manager in captive insurance and distributors.
Does the company, to the best of your knowledge, have any projects or operations which a Sectoral Sanctions Identifications Target has ownership or voting rights in, that are in deep-water, Arctic offshore or shale projects that have the potential to produce oil anywhere in the world?
Sectoral Sanctions Identifications detailsDeep-water is defined as a depth of 500ft or greater
To the best of your knowledge, is the company 50% or more owned or controlled by the government of Venezuela?
To the best of your knowledge, does the company or any of the company’s connected or other related parties have current or planned business activity with the government of Venezuela, or with an entity that is 50% or more owned or controlled by the government of Venezuela?

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Connected Parties

This section will help us to understand more about the ownership of your business as well as any other connected parties.

If you provide information about any individual to us you must ensure that that individual has been notified of, and has agreed to, the processing, disclosure and transfer of their information as set out in our Privacy Notice. You must at the same time advise that individual that they have rights of access to, and correction of, their personal data.

Connected Party

Please provide the following details of the new connected party
Is the connected party an individual or an entity?