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Regulation

BMS Group Ltd is a London based Lloyd’s broker authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm Registration Number 309686). Registered in England 1479949. BMS Group Ltd operates under a number of trading names (BMS Harris & Dixon Marine, BMS Re, BankServe, BankServe Insurance Services, BMS Fac, BMS Global Risks, BMS Professional & Financial Services, BMS Risk Solutions, Lions Gate Latin America, BMS Specialty Risk and BMS Iberia), and through Appointed Representatives (BMS Risk Solutions Limited).

BMS Intermediaries Inc is a US licensed Reinsurance Intermediary Broker headquartered in Minneapolis and registered in Texas 1563027. BMS Latin America is a division of BMS Intermediaries Inc. BMS Intermediaries, Inc. also operates as BMS Re US.

BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd is a Canadian Insurance Broker registered in British Columbia 660799. Lions Gate Underwriting Agency is a trading name of BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd.

BMS Risk Solutions Pty Ltd is licensed by the Australian Securities Commission as an insurance broker (Australian Financial Services Licence No. 461594) Registered with Australian Business Number 45 161 187 980.

BMS Capital Advisory Inc is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as a broker-dealer (Central Registration Depository No. 169092) headquartered in New York and registered in Delaware 5382215.

Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a complaint you should contact the office you dealt with, contact information for all of our offices can be located on the Find an Office page. Should you remain dissatisfied with the response that you receive from us, you may, if the matter relates to a Lloyd’s policy, refer your complaint to them. Lloyd’s will investigate the matter and provide a final response. Lloyd's contact details are as follows:

Lloyd’s
One Lime Street
London EC3M 7HA

Email: complaints@lloyds.com
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7327 5693
Fax: +44 (0)20 7327 5225
Website: www.lloyds.com/complaints

In the UK, for BMS Group Ltd only, ultimately, should you remain dissatisfied with the final response to your complaint, you may, if eligible, refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). The Financial Ombudsman Service is an independent service in the UK for settling disputes between consumers and businesses providing financial services.

The FOS’s contact details are as follows:

Financial Ombudsman Service
Exchange Tower
London
E14 9SR

Email: complaint.info@financial-ombudsman.org.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)300 123 9 123
Website: www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk

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Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is a U.S. law introduced in 2010 and became effective July 1st 2014 to assist the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in detecting and discouraging tax evasion by U.S. taxpayers holding undeclared accounts and investments with foreign financial institutions.

We are committed to being fully FATCA compliant. You can download a copy of all applicable BMS FATCA forms through the links below. Please note that these Forms may be updated from time to time.

Statement of Commitment

BMS conducts its business with integrity and transparency and we are committed to ensure we adhere to all relevant laws and regulations including the UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 for the prevention of the facilitation of tax evasion. We recognise the importance of fostering a positive culture of tax compliance and maintaining the confidence of our clients, markets, business partners and relevant tax authorities.

We do not find acceptable any practice leading to the facilitation of criminal tax evasion, whether directly by our employees, agents, suppliers, contractors, consultants or stakeholders along with their employees or via any other associated person carrying on services for or on our behalf.

We have appropriate and reasonable tax evasion prevention procedures in place to enable us to comply with the requirements of the UK Criminal Finances Act 2017.

We provide training on the requirements of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 to all of our employees and we require our employees to demonstrate the highest standards of honesty at all times.

We undertake due diligence on all our associated persons to help mitigate the risk of facilitation of tax evasion offences and we expect those that we do business with to meet their obligations to register and account for all relevant premium taxes, Para fiscal taxes and other levies that they are responsible for.

We will not work with others who do not share our commitment to preventing the facilitation of tax evasion.

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