Hong Kong AML Policies, Procedures and Controls (APPC) Template for Law Firms

Proprietary customizable APPC template with 90% complete for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF) compliance.

✔ APPC document template
✔ Risk assessment template
✔ CDD forms
✔ 1.5-hour Training

If you are a law firm, solicitor or foreign lawyer practising in Hong Kong, there are heavy weightage place on the implementation of Risk-based approach and risk assessment, APPC document, and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and beneficial ownership information.  Such was the importance of APPC, that we understand from practitioners was that law firms and solicitors are required to have ready the APPC document (also known as the “AML/CTF Systems” or “Manual”) to comply with AML/CTF regulation and the professional conduct.

For busy professionals like yourself, or you are not sure how to develop an APPC document, you can now purchase a customizable AML policy template.

The templates are delivered in Microsoft Word/ Excel format, and are almost 90% complete for your firm to use.  With these templates and training, you can adjust and customize to your firm’s requirements, and be ready for CR or HKICPA AML/CFT review!

Contents of APPC Template:

1. INTRODUCTION
2. POLICY STATEMENT
3. MANAGEMENT OVERSIGHT
4. RISK ASSESSMENT
5. CUSTOMER DUE DILIGENCE (“CDD”)
    *(MR#2, #4)
6. ENHANCED CUSTOMER DUE DILIGENCE
    *(MR#3)
7. RECORD KEEPING
    *(MR#6)
8. ON-GOING MONITORING
    *(MR#5)
9. REPORTING A SUSPICIOUS TRANSACTION
10. AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE
11. HIRING OF NEW STAFF AND TRAINING
    *(MR#7)
APPENDIX A. AML/CFT ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
APPENDIX B. RISK ASSESSMENT
APPENDIX C. INDICATORS OF SUSPICIOUS TRANSACTIONS

Customer Due Diligence Forms:

Form 1 Customer Information
Form 2 Client’s Particulars (Individual or Entity)
Form 3 Politically Exposed Person Information
Form 4 Risk Assessment 

*MR = Mandatory Requirements in the LawSoc’s Practice Directions

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