IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE PATRIOT ACT

To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. What this means for you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver's license or other identifying documents.

Beneficial Ownership Notice

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)* federal regulation requires certain financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information about the beneficial owners of legal entity customers who hold 25 percent or more of the business equity interest. Additionally, a key individual who owns or controls a legal entity must be disclosed. The control person could be a beneficial owner or a person with significant control of the business.

For Beneficial Owners, FinCEN requires the bank to collect the name, address, date of birth, and social security number. In the case of foreign persons, a passport number or similar identification number may be used.  Financial institutions must verify each person’s identity which may occur through the copy of a driver’s license

For key individuals, FinCEN requires the bank to collect the name, title held with the business (e.g. CEO, CFO, General Partner, and Vice President), date of birth, address, and social security number. In the case of foreign persons, a passport number or similar identification number may be used. Financial institutions must verify each person’s identity which may occur through the copy of a driver’s license.

FinCEN also requires a completed form certifying the accuracy of the information and signed by the person opening a new account on behalf of a legal entity with any of the following U.S. financial institutions: (i) a bank or credit union; (ii) a broker or dealer in securities; (iii) a mutual fund; (iv) a futures commission merchant or (v) an introducing broker firm in commodities.To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. What this means for you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver's license or other identifying documents.

Please see the following required certification form, as well as additional details about the collection of this information.

CDD Beneficial Ownership Requirements

Beneficial Ownership Form