Anti-Money Laundering

Loft and Main is subject to Money Laundering Regulations effective 26th June 2017. As all estate agents, Loft and Main are required to obtain and hold proof of identification and proof of address for all of our customers. We are also required to establish all beneficial owners taking part in a transaction; therefore will also request identification documents from all parties considered beneficial owners. In addition, the source or destination of funds may also be requested. 

Loft and Main requires one document from the Proof of Identification List and one document Proof of Address List.

If you are acting as a Representative of a UK Company, Loft and Main will also require the following:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Articles of Association
  • Memorandum of Association
  • Latest Annual Return or Confirmation Statement, with details of current company officers
  • If offshore, nominee director declaration and a general power of attorney
  • Individual identity evidence from the Proof of Identity List and Proof of Address List for all individuals or entities with 25% or more of the shares or voting rights in the company

If you are acting as a Representative of an Offshore Company we will also require the following:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Articles of Association, Memorandum of Association, Latest Annual Return with details of current company officers, Share Certificate(s) showing the Ultimate Beneficial Owner OR
  • Certificate of Incumbency
  • If the shares are owned by another company, repeat steps above for the holding company
  • Nominee director declaration and/or general Power of Attorney (if applicable)
  • Individual identity evidence from the Proof of Identity List and Proof of Address List for all

If you are acting as a Representative of a Trust we require the following:

  • Trust deed
  • List of trustees
  • List of beneficiaries
  • Individual identity evidence from the Proof of Identity List and Proof of Address List for all individuals with a vest interest in 25% or more of the capital and/or those who exercise control over the Trust

If you are acting as a Representative of an Estate we require the following:

  • Grant of Probate (if a will was left)
  • Letter of administration (if no will left)
  • Individual identity evidence from List A & B for the Personal Representative, either executor or administrator

If you have any questions about the required documents listed above, please email policies@loftandmain.co.uk

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