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Opening Accounts for Nonresident Aliens - CIP, CDD and the W-8BEN
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10/11/2018
When: 12:30 PM
Where: United States

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Recommended for 2.5 CE Credits

Program Content:

It has always been challenging to open accounts for nonresident aliens and to identify the person we are doing business with. Since the USA PATRIOT Act, Customer Identification Program (CIP) law passed, opening these accounts and covering the required documentation and identification bases makes dealing with these accounts more challenging than ever. This issue is also a Bank Secrecy Act exam "hot spot" with the regulators as nonresident alien accounts are considered to be high risk. This session will address the following questions about procedures and your bank: What does the law say about identifying nonresident aliens? What type of identification is being used around the country to open accounts? What are the proper procedures for W-8 reporting? What role does Office of Foreign Assets and Control (OFAC) play in your new accounts procedures? If these questions have not been answered to your satisfaction in your bank this session is a must.  

Covered Topics:

·        Resident aliens versus Nonresident aliens

·        Types of identification available - both primary and secondary

·        Sorting out social security security numbers and individual taxpayer identification numbers

·        W-8 Forms

·        W-8BENE

·        Customer Identification Program requirements

·        Office of Foreign Assets and Control requirements

·        Tracking and monitoring high risk accounts

·        FATCA

·        1042S Reporting

Who Should Attend:

This informative session is for New Accounts Representatives, Personal Bankers, Lenders, Tellers, Branch Managers and Branch Administration.

Presenter:

Deborah Crawford is the President of Gettechnical Inc., a Virginia based training company. She specializes in the deposit side of the financial institution and is an instructor on IRAs, BSA, Deposit Regulations and opening account procedures. She was formerly with Hibernia National Bank (now Capital One) and has bachelor's and master's degrees from Louisiana State University. She has 30+ years of combined teaching and banking experience.

If you are unable to attend the webinar but would like to have this information for training purposes, you may also purchase an OnDemand website link and/or CD-ROM. 

 

 

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