Are you a political exposed person (PEP)?

POLITICALLY EXPOSED PERSON (PEP) is a natural person who is or has been entrusted with prominent public function:

  1. Heads of State, heads of government, ministers and deputy or assistant ministers,
  2. Members of parliaments,
  3. Members of supreme courts, of constitutional courts or of other high-level judicial bodies whose decisions are not subject to further appeal, except in exceptional circumstances,
  4. Members of courts of auditors or of the boards of central banks,
  5. Ambassadors, chargιs d'affaires and high-ranking officers in the armed forces,
  6. Members of the administrative, management or supervisory bodies of State-owned enterprises.

Immediate family members:

  1. The spouse or the person with which cohabit for at least one year,
  2. The children and their spouses or the persons with which cohabit for at least one year,
  3. The parents.

Persons known to be close associates, of PEP:

  1. Any natural person who is known to have joint beneficial ownership of legal entities or legal arrangements, or any other close business relations, with PEP.
  2. Any natural person who has sole beneficial ownership of a legal entity or legal arrangement which is known to have been set up for the benefit de facto of PEP.

Where a person has ceased to be entrusted with a prominent public function for a period of at least one year, such person shall not be considered as politically exposed.