offersen: christoffersen is covered by the Anti-Money Laundering Act and are, in certain legal assignments, required to collect certain information about our clients for five years.
o:c is obliged to obtain the client’s CPR or CVR number and other information concerning identity depending on the client’s circumstances (Danish company, foreign company, fund, etc.). For companies, information and documentation of the actual owner relationship must also be obtained.
o:c is also required under the Anti-Money Laundering Act to investigate transactions if it suspects the transactions are linked to money laundering or are financing terrorist activities. The firm may be required to notify the State Attorney for Special Economic Crime or the Danish Bar and Law Society without informing the client.