The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) requires companies and individuals to complete a Know Your Customer (KYC) process as part of its efforts to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism. The KYC requirements in SECP Pakistan generally involve the following steps:
- Collect and verify identity information: Companies and individuals must collect and verify the identity information of their customers, clients, and other relevant parties. This may involve obtaining and verifying documents such as a national identity card, passport, or other government-issued identification.
- Collect and verify contact information: Companies and individuals must also collect and verify the contact information of their customers, clients, and other relevant parties. This may include verifying the accuracy of a person’s phone number, email address, and mailing address.
- Collect and verify business information: For companies and businesses, the KYC process may also involve collecting and verifying information about the business, such as its name, nature of business, and ownership structure.
- Conduct risk assessments: Companies and individuals must conduct risk assessments to identify and evaluate the potential risks associated with their customers, clients, and other relevant parties. This may involve evaluating the level of risk associated with a particular business or individual and implementing appropriate controls to mitigate those risks.
- Update and maintain records: Companies and individuals must update and maintain records of the KYC information they have collected and verified. This may involve keeping records of identity and contact information, as well as any other relevant information about the customer, client, or other party.
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