To onboard as a Corporate client, we require that a user submits certified true copies* of the following documents to initiate the approval process:

 

Entity Documentation

  • Certificate of Incorporation (or equivalent)

  • Memorandum and Articles of Association (or equivalent constitutional document).

  • Register of Directors (or equivalent).

  • Documentation to identify who the ultimate beneficial owners are, being the individuals that are entitled to control, directly or indirectly, more than 25% of the capital or profits of the legal entity. This includes the register(s) of members of any corporate parent(s), moving up through the corporate chain until the relevant individuals have been identified.

  • Signed board resolution:

    • authorising the entity to trade on the BitMEX platform;

    • identifying the individuals who are authorised to act on behalf of the entity; and

    • specifying the email address(es) to be associated with the relevant BitMEX account(s). If you will be utilising more than one account please specify which one should be considered the primary account.

  • An executed representation letter confirming that the entity’s BitMEX account(s) are not controlled from within Hong Kong, U.S, or other restricted jurisdictions - you will be prompted to download our standard form during the initial application process.


Individual Identification


For each individual identified as being entitled to control, directly or indirectly, more than 25% of the capital or profits of the legal entity AND for each individual identified as being a trustee, settlor or other individual authorised to act on behalf of the entity:

  • Proof of identity: Valid, government-issued identity document (which must include the individual’s full legal name, date of birth, nationality, a photograph and, if applicable, any national identification number);

  • Proof of legal residential address: Utility bill, bank/credit card statement, government-issued demand/notice. The document must be issued within the last 3 months and a PO Box will not be acceptable.


If the entity is classified as a fund, we ask for the following documents:

  • Does your fund have any outside investors? If there are outside investors, could you please provide the following:

  • Offering document or equivalent.

  • List of Investors who have invested, directly or indirectly, more than 25% of the funds capital.

  • If there are no investors who fit this description, could you please confirm, through a signed representation letter, that there is not a concentration of investment into the fund from one individual or legal entity of 25% or more.

  • Could you please confirm that you perform KYC on the fund's investors and provide us with your AML Policy (if applicable).

  • Investment Management Agreement

  • Investment Manager

  • Certificate of Incorporation.

  • Memorandum and Articles of Association (or equivalent constitutional document).

  • Register of Directors (or equivalent).

  • Documentation to identify who the ultimate beneficial owners are, being the individuals that are entitled to control, directly or indirectly, more than 25% of the capital or profits of the legal entity (e.g. Register of Members or equivalent). This includes the register(s) of members of any corporate parent(s). moving up through the corporate chain until the relevant individuals have been identified.

    • Where the Investment Manager or it's UBO's are either Regulated or Listed on an Exchange in a FATF Jurisdiction, only documentation to prove the entities Regulated or Listed Status is required.


Once we have received the documentation above, we can start to process the account. Please note that it is important to ensure that all accounts controlled by the entity are clearly referenced in the board resolution document.

 

*Certified true copies are accepted from an independent certifier, such as lawyer, accountant, notary public, member of the judiciary etc. The certifier should sign and date the copy document (printing his/her name clearly in capitals underneath) and clearly indicate his/her position or capacity. The certifier must indicate that the document is a true copy of the original and where documents are not in English, a notarised translation is required.