CAMS Free Exam Question 2
A bank in an offshore jurisdiction approaches an institution about opening a new correspondent banking relationship. Prior to opening the account, the new account representative obtains copies of the offshore bank's anti-money laundering policies and procedures, and all appropriate legal documentation for the bank; ascertains no third parties will be able to access the accounts; and determines the owners of the bank, the bank's primary business activities, and the business address of the bank. Which of the following steps does the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's Customer Due Diligence for Banks Paper recommend the banker take prior to opening Oils correspondent account?
1. Conduct a site visit and meet all the principals and beneficial owners in person.
2. Verify the bank has a physical presence in the country where it is incorporated.
3. Confirm the bank is subject to regulatory supervision with adequate anti-money laundering laws.
4. Obtain and maintain a complete listing of the correspondent bank's customers, including politically exposed persons.
A. 1 and 2 only.
B. 1 and 4 only.
C. 2 and 3 only.
D. 3 and 4 only.