U.S. legislation obliges U.S. Banks, U.S. brokers and dealers in securities to provide information about banks with which they regularly do business. Sparkasse Herford is pleased to provide the following information:
Anti-Money Laundering Acknowledgement and Global Certification Regarding Foreign Correspondents Relationships (WLAHDE44XXX)
|Name||Sparkasse Herford (BaFin Reg. No 100 856)|
|Founded in||Herford, Germany|
|Registered Office||Auf der Freiheit 20 in 32052 Herford|
|Business Area||The district of Herford (Kreis Herford)|
|Is the bank publicly listed on a stock exchange?||No|
|The Board of Management:||
|Our principal business activities and services are as follows||Savings bank, universal and regional bank, corporate and private customers; mortgage lending, retail banking|
US legislation requires US banks, US securities brokers and traders to provide mandatory information about banks with which they do business.
Sparkasse Herford has the following information ready for you:
U.S. legislation obliges U.S. Banks, U.S. brokers and dealers in securities to provide information about banks with which they regularly do business.
Sparkasse Herford is pleased to provide the following information:
US-Patriot Act certification
The undersigned financial institution, Sparkasse Herford, hereby certifies as follows:
A. This Certification applies to all accounts established for Sparkasse Herford covered by Financial Institutions.
B. Physical Presence/Regulated Affiliate Status:
Sparkasse Herford maintains a physical presence. That means:
Sparkasse Herford has a place of business at the following street address: Auf der Freiheit 20, 32052 Herford, where Sparkasse Herford employs one or more individuals on a full-time basis and maintains operating records related to its banking activities.
The above addresses are in Germany, where Sparkasse Herford is authorized to conduct banking activities.
Sparkasse Herford is subject to inspection by Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, Graurheindorfer Str. 108, 53117 Bonn, the banking authority that licensed Sparkasse Herford to conduct banking activities.
C. Indirect Use of Correspondent Accounts:
No Correspondent Account maintained by a Covered Financial Institution may be used to indirectly provide banking services to certain foreign banks. Sparkasse Herford hereby certifies that it does not use any Correspondent Account with a Covered Financial Institution to indirectly provide banking services to any foreign bank that does not maintain a physical presence in any country and that is not a regulated affiliate.
D. Ownership Information:
Sparkasse Herford has no owner(s) except as set forth below. For purposes of this Certification, owner means any person who, directly or indirectly, owns, controls, or has power to vote 25 percent or more of any class of voting securities or other voting interests of Sparkasse Herford; or (b) controls in any manner the election of a majority of the directors (or individuals exercising similar functions) of Sparkasse Herford. For purposes of this Certification, (i) person means any individual, bank, corporation, partnership, limited liability company or any other legal entity; (ii) voting securities or other voting interests means securities or other interests that entitle the holder to vote for or select directors (or individuals exercising similar functions); and (iii) members of the same family* shall be considered one person. *The same family means parent, spouses, children, siblings, uncles, aunts, grandparents, grandchildren, first cousins, stepchildren, stepsiblings, parents-in-law and spouses of any of the foregoing. In determining the ownership interest of the same family, any voting interest of any family member shall be taken into account.
Adresse: Auf der Freiheit 20
The Sparkasse Herford as the responsible body (Träger) for the Sparkasse Herford is owned by the cities of Herford (100%).
Sparkasse Herford hereby agrees to notify in writing each Covered Financial Institution at which it maintains any Correspondent Account of any change in facts or circumstances reported in this Certification. Notification shall be given within 30 calendar days of such change. Sparkasse Herford understands that the statements contained in this Certification may be transmitted to one or more departments or agencies of the United States of America for the purpose of fulfilling such departments' and agencies' governmental functions.
We, Sparkasse Herford, certify that we have read and understood this Certification, that the statements made in this Certification are complete and correct, and that we are authorized to execute this Certification on behalf of Sparkasse Herford.
Auf der Freiheit 20
Herford, 1. October 2019
Wolfsberg Group Correspondent Banking Due Diligence Questionnaire
|Commercial Register Number:||HRA 4596 beim Amtsgericht Bad Oeynhausen|
|sales tax identification number:||DE125364897|
|Chairman of the Board:||Peter Becker|
|Member of the Board:||Horst Prüßmeier|
Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht