Anti Money Laundering - Proving Your Identity!

From 1 July 2018, lawyers and conveyancers are required to verify the identity1 of their clients in accordance with anti-money laundering legislation. If your lawyer cannot verify your identity in line with the legislation, they will not be able to act for you. If your lawyer cannot act for you, you may not be able to satisfy the conditions of your property purchase and will not be able to settle your property purchase or sale. As identity verification can take days and sometimes weeks if a trust or company is involved, we strongly recommend that you contact your lawyer as soon as possible to have your identity verification completed. The below gives an indication of some the documents your

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Munish Bhatt 022 068 6474 & Gurbir Sodhi  027 552 7626 

Barfoot & Thompson Auckland

E: m.bhatt@barfoot.co.nz  & E: g.sodhi@barfoot.co.nz

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