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Mizuho Bank in India

Anti–Money Laundering Policy

Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

We, Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Mizuho Bank”) will work to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism (hereinafter referred to as “Money Laundering”) by implementing the following policies.

Basic Principle
Mizuho Bank recognizes the importance of preventing money laundering, and therefore will comply with international and domestic laws and establish appropriate policies.

Administration
Mizuho Bank will stipulate roles and internal controls within the bank.

Customer Due Diligence

  • Mizuho Bank will implement and maintain appropriate measures to conduct customer due diligence.
  • Management will train employees in matters related to the prevention of money laundering so that employees can implement immediate and appropriate measures for customer due diligence.

Confirmation of measures for freezing assets

  • Mizuho Bank will implement and maintain measures to confirm assets which are frozen in relation to terrorist activities.
  • Mizuho Bank will train employees in matters related to the prevention of money laundering so that employees can implement immediate and appropriate measures for confirming assets frozen in relation to terrorist activities.

Reporting of Suspicious Transactions

  • Mizuho Bank will implement and maintain measures for handling suspicious transactions.
  • Mizuho Bank will immediately report suspicious transactions to relevant authorities.
  • Mizuho Bank will implement immediate and appropriate measures for handling suspicious transactions.
  • Mizuho Bank will train employees in matters related to the prevention of money laundering so that employees can implement immediate and appropriate measures for handling suspicious transactions.

Compliance Checks
Mizuho Bank will check the adequacy of the Anti–Money Laundering Policy and compliance with the Policy, and continuously improve internal controls based on the outcomes of these checks.

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