Notice to Clients Dealing with CIBC in the U.S.
To help the United States government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, the federal law of the United States requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify and record information that identifies each person who opens an account.
What this means for you:
- If you are an individual, when you open an account we will ask for your (i) name, (ii) residential address, (iii) date of birth, (iv) social security or other U.S. taxpayer identification number, or, if you are not a citizen or resident of the United States, a passport number and country of issuance or the number and country of issuance of any other government issued document evidencing nationality or residence and bearing a photograph or similar safeguard, and (v) such other information or documents that we consider necessary to identify you.
- If you are a corporation, partnership, trust or other entity, when you open an account we will ask for your (i) name, (ii) address (either your principal place of business, a local office or other physical location), (iii) a U.S. taxpayer identification number, or if you are not organized or resident in the United States or filing U.S. income tax returns, the number and country of issuance of any other government-issued document certifying the existence of your organization, and (iv) such other information or documents that we consider necessary to identify you, such as articles of incorporation, a government-issued business license, a partnership agreement or a trust instrument.