On June 1, 2021, amendments to the Federal AML legislation and FINTRAC guidance will come into force. Changes include new requirements pertaining to beneficiaries, clients who are entities, politically exposed persons (PEP) or Heads of International Organizations (HIOs), beneficial ownership, and third-party determination. Please become familiar with the changes and consult your own AML policy and procedures or those made available to you through your MGA.
As a result of the regulatory changes, ivari has updated its relative processes and forms.
As of June 1, ivari will be collecting information from beneficiaries to create information records, verify their identity, and determine if they are politically exposed. As well, ivari will be monitoring client and claimant records to ensure information records and verifications are current.
Advisors will be required to collect and maintain specific beneficiary information for Universal Life policies and non-registered annuity contracts (including segregated fund, GIA and SPIA contracts) at time of a claim to prevent money-laundering, including:
Please use the following revised or new forms/applications for your client interactions:
|CL1007||CriticalADVANTAGE Claimant’s Statement|
|CL1009||Insured’s Statement for Disability and Waiver Claim|
|CL1477||Critical Illness Claimant’s Statement|
|CL1725||Insured's Request for Living Benefits|
|CL2110||Politically Exposed Persons and Head of International Organization for Claims- NEW|
|CL2111||Insured's Request for Compassionate Assistance Benefit|
|CL213||Claimant’s Statement (Life Insurance Claim)|
|CL766||Claimant’s Statement (for Investment Products)|
|IP1186||Dealer/Nominee Transfer Form|
|IP1270||Transfer of Ownership – Investment products|
|IP-LP1165||Politically Exposed Persons and Head of International Organization|
|IP-LP1166||Corporate/Non-Corporate Entity/Trust Ownership|
|IP-LP1747||Policy Ownership for Corporate & Non-Corporate Entities or Trusts|
|IP-LP782||Identity and Third Party Determination|
|IP-NB151||Single Premium Immediate Annuity (SPIA) Application|
|PS371||Notice of Transfer of Ownership for Insurance Products|
|PS375||Pre-Authorized Debit (PAD) for Insurance Products|
To help you better understand these changes and how they impact your business, we have created an FAQ document.
ivari makes no warranty or representation to you that compliance with this communication will be adequate or satisfactory for you to be in full compliance with the above mentioned legislative and FINTRAC guidance amendments and/or your own purposes.