What should a complete file of a Car Dealer contain: AML Compliance Consultant

As you know, car dealers are considered “listed businesses” under Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations in Trinidad and Tobago. This post should be helpful if you want to create a checklist for your Car Sales files.


Sales Tax Invoice

 Bank Financing Approval (where applicable)


Insurance Cover Note

For registered Limited Liability Companies in addition to the above):

Certificate of Incorporation or Certificate of Continuance;

Articles of Incorporation;

Identification documents for all directors and authorized account signatories;

Most recent Annual Returns;

Management Accounts or;

Cash Flow projections for at least 3 years (for companies registered less than 3 years)

Signed Director’s statement outlining the nature of the company’s business;

Evidence of authority to enter into the business relationship e.g. copy of the Board Resolution giving authorization to signatories;

Power of Attorney or other authority where applicable;

Company Bye Laws where applicable

For Individuals:

Two valid forms of unexpired government issued identification;

Job letter and payslip;

Utility bill.

About the Author: Antoinette Sydney LLB LEC CAMLFC CFRMP, Bar No. SYA2015211, Attorney at Law. The author is the first Online Lawyer based in Trinidad and Tobago. She has clients in Guyana, St Vincent, Barbados, the British Virgin Islands and North America. She specializes in Corporate Law and Anti-Money Laundering Compliance. She helps clients to start their Online Business Empire.


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