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OPEN AN ACCOUNT FOR CORPORATES

PROCESS FLOW

Introduction
Documentation
Agreement
Setup & Configuration
Workshops & User Training
Funding / Limit Setup
Trading

Introduction with the Relationship Manager and the GTN ME DIFC Client On-Boarding Team

Required KYC Documents and Agreements to be submitted to the GTN ME DIFC Client On-Boarding Team

All required agreements to be signed off by both parties

System setup and configurations to be done based on the agreements

Client teams to be made familiarized with the systems and business processes

Client to fund the account or request for trading limits

Commence trading

THE FOLLOWING ARE REQUIRED FOR CORPORATE CLIENTS TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT
KYC Documents
  • Certificate of Incorporation / Commercial Registration Certificate*

  • Commercial License / Trade License*

  • Memorandum / Article of Association*

  • Proof of stock exchange listing (if listed)

  • Board resolution approving to setup a trading account with GTN Middle East Financial Services (DIFC) Limited

  • List of Board of Directors and their valid and certified ID/ Passport copies*

  • List of Authorized Signatories and their valid and certified ID/ Passport copies*

  • List of Beneficial Owners and their valid and certified ID/ Passport copies (in case of GCC national – GCC ID card is mandatory)*

  • Beneficial owners source of wealth and funds confirmation.

  • Authorized Traders List

  • Latest Audited Financial Statements

  • Confirmation that none of the beneficiaries are US nationals (if setup for trading in US markets)

  • Proof of address of shareholders and the entity (recent within 3 months of account opening date)

  • Source of funds details (Latest audited FS, quarterly MIS or management accounts, bank account details for last 03 months, Portfolio Statements)

  • VAT Registration Certificate (For UAE clients only)

  • Trade Confirmations Email Distribution List

AGREEMENTS & FORMS
  • GTN ME Trading Services Customer Agreement (for Professional Non-Institutional Clients)

  • Common Reporting Standard [Self-Certification Form] for the Entity

  • Common Reporting Standard [Self-Certification Form] for Controlling Persons

  • Investment Knowledge and Trading Experience Declaration

  • Politically Exposed Person Declaration

  • FATCA Form

U.S. IRS Tax Form W-8BEN-E:

NOTES:
  • ID/ Passport documents, Address Proofs, Commercial License / Trade License, Certificate of Incorporation, AOA/MOA, must be duly certified as “Original Seen” by a lawyer, notary or qualified accountant with complete details of the certifier e.g. name, address, contact number, membership of the professional institution and its number.

  • This link only contains the GTN ME Trading Services Customer Agreement (for Professional Non-Institutional Clients), additional agreements will be shared by email upon request.

  • Please be kindly advised that we will be requesting for additional documents that will be required for us to complete the onboarding process.

* “ID/ Passport documents, Commercial License / Trade License, Certificate of Incorporation, AOA/MOA, must be duly certified as “Original Seen” by a lawyer, notary or qualified accountant with complete details of the certifier e.g. name, address, contact number, membership of the professional institution and its number.”

SEND US YOUR DOCUMENTS

Send us your complete set of documents to mid-office@gtnme.com with a header “Account Opening – <Your Name>”.