The growth of SWCS attributes not only to its dedicated services and experienced professionals, but also through upholding and promoting our core values – to build trust and rapport. With this in mind, we have developed a series of policies regarding anti-money laundering, data protection and code of conducts to lay a strong foundation on this matter.
Benchmarking high standard of ethical and professional skills with in-depth industry knowledge, SWCS Corporate Services Group (Hong Kong) Limited (“SWCS”) has become one of the founding subscribers to The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Charter (“Charter”) on 17 May 2016, and a Trust or Company Service Provider (“TCSP”) licensee in the year 2018.
Data Protection Policy
SWCS has compiled an in-house AML/CTF compliance Manual and adopted appropriate internal controls and procedures to combat money laundering risks. We also follow The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Guideline issued in May 2016 (“Guideline”) and have established clear procedures and policies for customer due diligence, suspicious transaction reporting, record keeping and staff training on AML/CTF issue.
As a forefront specialty corporate services provider adopting the client-centric approach in our daily courses of business, data protection has always been one of our major focuses when it comes to building trust with the clients. We handle our clients’ data with due care and every reasonable effort will be made to protect those important information from corruption, compromise or loss.
At SWCS, we also place high respect on the data privacy of our staff, all the personal data will be collected from our staff in a lawful and fair way, only for the purposes directly related to our business activities. Never will we exert undue influence as an employer to force any personal information out of our employees.
Code of Conduct
We pride ourselves for being trusted by our clients and we value the soft power to attract and sustain such a relationship. No good business can be built without a strong foundation of ethical thinking; to support our business we have created the Code of Conduct (the “Code”) for our people as the spine of their workplace ethics.
The Code outlines and defines the expectations for every employee at SWCS when facing ethical and compliance issues. It shows our commitment to the client and the pursuit of a higher level of professional conduct.