INTERNATIONAL PRECIOUS METALS LEGISLATION ALSO ANSWERS TO THE PATRIOT ACT I AND ACT II REQUIREMENTS.
The procedures listed here are specific as to what was issued by the FED and the World Gold Council on June 6th, as what are required by law now to be followed on all GLD Gold Bullion AU transactions.
The specific guidelines as set forth by these two agencies exactly as required now to do AU Gold Bullion seller/buyer transactions and you will probably want to keep a copy of this for your records, as it is the only legal way of doing these transactions now.
At the stage of Bank Officer to Bank Officer it can also be set up as a Table Top Meeting at the bank if the seller and buyer wish, or a ledger to ledger inter-bank contract transaction Bank Officer to Bank Officer.
GOLD BULLION PROCEDURE
NEW FED AND WORLD GOLD COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL PROCEDURE:
1. The Gold Bullion Seller or his Mandate issues a full corporate offer. All AU Gold BUllion metal offers must show the Gold Bullion Seller’s coordinates clearly.
2. Only the seller or his legal Gold Bullion mandates may issue an AU offer and if it is the mandate issuing it, it must be accompanied by the letter evidencing the receipt of mandate authorization from the seller.
3. All offers received from non-authorized intermediaries will be automatically rejected.
4. The International Precious Metals Legislation does not allow buyers to first send a letter of Purchase Intent (LOI) because it is considered soliciting and is strictly forbidden
5. Seller or Gold BUllion seller’s mandate must move first with an offer which should include metal license details and banking.
6. The Buyer/Buyer’s Mandate submits a Letter of Intent and/or RWA (Ready, Willing and Able) with full banking coordinates and permission to do a soft probe.
7. The Seller/Seller’s Mandate and Buyer/Buyer’s Mandate exchange signed and sealed contract with full banking coordinates.
8. Seller/Seller’s Mandate extends an invitation for the Buyer’s bullion officer to contact the Seller’s Bullion officer.
9. The Buyer/Buyer’s Mandate accepts the invitation of the Seller’s bullion officer.
10. The Buyer’s bullion officer initiates the contact with the Seller’s bullion officer by KTT.
11. The Seller’s bullion officer will be instructed by the Seller to verify the AU metal, the quantity available, and to disclose any/all liens and encumbrances attached to the metal.
12. Upon receipt of the proof of existence of the Au metal and the certificate of authority to sell, the Buyer will instruct his bullion officer to confirm the availability of funds to be used as payment when the gold is delivered.
13. The Buyer and the Seller agree on a window time for exchange. The payment to the Seller will be disbursed within 24 hours against the transfer of ownership of the metal. Commissions will be paid immediately and without delay to each appointed paymaster.
14. The paymaster will likewise pay to the intermediaries their earned commission.
GOLD / AU TRANSACTION (SINCE 1/08/2006)
Under the new guidelines recently set forth by the Federal Reserve for GLD metal it is required by the bank officers to do standard FED compliance on the metal and the seller / beneficial owners of the metal on a bank to bank basis before any contracts can be signed.
Anything outside of a strict Swiss procedure of POP with Sellers client info sheet and passport is now ILLEGAL to even attempt to transact. The seller, if they are legitimate, must be ready willing and able to abide by the law