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Account Opening Documentation Requirements


AC1:   INDIVIDUAL/JOINT account

1.      Apply in person     

Client may visit our office at Units 3105-3108, 31/F, Tower 2, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong with the following documents:  

a.

“Account Opening Application (Individual/Joint Account) of the Agreement” * 

b.

“Investor Characterisation – questionnaire & declaration” * 

c.

Letter of Indemnity * 

d.

(1) CTC# of Identity card or Passport

(2) CTC# of Presence proof - visa or entry permit on valid travel document showing arrival date affixed by Immigration Department of HKSAR (for Non Hong Kong Residents)

e.

Original or CTC# of residential address proof issued within the last three months (e.g. utility bills, bank statements, land line telephone bills, mobile phone statement sent to the address provided by the client or credit card statements issued by licensed banks)

f.

Income proof (e.g. bank account passbooks, bank statements or custodian statements) (for Margin Account Client Only)

g.

“FATCA Identity Declaration Form - Individual”*


2.      Apply by Post      

Client must read the “Agreement”* before sending the following required documents by post to our office at Units 3105-3108, 31/F, Tower 2, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong:  

a.

“Account Opening Application (Individual / Joint Account)”*  

b.

“Investor Characterisation – questionnaire & declaration” *   

c.

Letter of Indemnity * 

d.

- A crossed cheque of not less than HKD10,000 in favour of “Mayfair Pacific Financial Group Limited bearing Client’s name and signature as shown in the Account Opening Application and drawn on the Client’s own account maintained with a licensed bank in Hong Kong; or

- Signature of a suitable certifier# as witness+ in the Account Opening Application

e.

CTC# of identity card or passport

f.

CTC# of address proof issued within the last three months (e.g. utility bills, bank statements, land line telephone bills or credit card statements issued by licensed banks are acceptable while mobile phone bills are not accepted) 

g.

CTC# of income proof (e.g. bank account passbooks, bank statements or custodian statements)(for Margin Account Client Only)

h.

“FATCA Identity Declaration Form - Individual”*


AC2:     CORPORATE account - Company incorporated IN Hong Kong$&

a.

“Account Opening Application (Corporate Account) of the Agreement” * 

b.

Signature of a suitable certifier# as witness+ in the Account Opening Application 

c.

- All directors; and/or

- Persons with 10% or more controlling interest; and/or

- All ULTIMATE Beneficial Owners 

d.

“Investor Characterisation – questionnaire & declaration” *

e.

Letter of Indemnity *

f.

Board Resolutions for Account Opening

g.

CTC# of Certificate of Incorporation

h.

CTC# of Business Registration Certificate

i.

CTC# of Memorandum and Articles of Association

j.

CTC# of Identity Card / Passport of

- persons with 10% or more controlling interest (not applicable to public company)

- all directors

- all authorized signatories

- all ULTIMATE beneficial owners (not applicable to  public company)

 

k.

CTC# of Residential Address proof issued within the last three months (e.g. utility bills, bank statements, land line telephone bills, mobile phone statement sent to the address provided by the client or credit card statements issued by licensed banks)

- persons with majority interest of more than 10% controlling interest (not applicable to public company)

- all director(s)

- all authorized signatories

- all ultimate beneficial owners with majority interest of more than 10% controlling interest (not applicable to public company)

l.

CTC# of the latest Audited Financial Statements

m.

“FATCA Identity Declaration Form - Corporate”*

 

AC3:     CORPORATE account - Company incorporated OUTSIDE Hong Kong&

a.

“Account Opening Application (Corporate Account) of the Agreement” * 

b.

Signature of a suitable certifier# as witness+ in the Account Opening Application 

c.

- All directors; and/or

- Persons with 10% or more controlling interest; and/or

- All ULTIMATE Beneficial Owners 

d.

“Investor Characterisation – questionnaire & declaration” *

e.

Letter of Indemnity *

f.

Board Resolutions for Account Opening

g.

CTC# of Certificate of Incorporation

h.

CTC# of Business Registration Certificate

i.

CTC# of Memorandum and Articles of Association

j.

CTC# of Identity Card / Passport of

- persons with 10% or more controlling interest (not applicable to public company)

- all directors

- all authorized signatories

- all ULTIMATE beneficial owners (not applicable to  public company)

 

k.

CTC# of Residential Address proof issued within the last three months (e.g. utility bills, bank statements, land line telephone bills, mobile phone statement sent to the address provided by the client or credit card statements issued by licensed banks)

- persons with majority interest of more than 10% controlling interest (not applicable to public company)

- all director(s)

- all authorized signatories

- all ultimate beneficial owners with majority interest of more than 10% controlling interest (not applicable to public company)

l.

Certificate of Incumbency issued by the company’s registered agent in the place of incorporation^

m.

CTC# of Register of Directors

n.

CTC# of Register of Members (not applicable to public company)

o.

CTC# of Annual Accounts for the latest Financial Year (if applicable)

p.

“FATCA Identity Declaration Form - Corporate”*


Remarks:

1)

After an Account has been activated, the login name and user password will be issued to the account-holder by email and by post respectively in the course of the next 2 to 3 business days if Electronic Trading Services has been applied. 

2)

For Cash account, Client may place orders by phone or online if cleared funds have been deposited into our designated account for credit of the new Account to be opened. 

3)

For Margin account, Client may place orders by phone or online if initial margin as required by us has been deposited into our designated account for credit of the new Account to be opened. 

 

 

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may be obtained from the Company or downloaded from the Company’s website

**

In case of dispute, the decision of the Company shall be conclusive

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- A suitable certifier shall include a Notary Public, Lawyer, Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Secretary, a Branch Manager of a licensed Bank, a Justice of Peace, an officer of an embassy, consulate or high commission of the country of issue of documentary verification of identity or any other SFC licensed person

-  The signature and official stamp of the certifier should be placed on the first page of the copy document and the number of pages should be stated

+

- certifying the signing of the Account Opening Application by the Client &

- sighting of the original documentation and that the copy document which has been certified is a complete and accurate copy of that original

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Company Search will be conducted by MPFG

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For companies with multiple layers in their ownership structures, please obtain a director’s declaration incorporating or annexing an ownership chart illustrating the ownership and control structure of the company describing the intermediate layers (if applicable)

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Certificate should have been issued within the last 6 months