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This material has been prepared by Zodia Custody Limited or its subsidiary Zodia Custody (Ireland) Limited, Zodia Custody Australia Pty Ltd, Zodia Custody (Hong Kong) Limited, Zodia Custody (Singapore) Pte Ltd, each an indirect subsidiary of Standard Chartered PLC.
  • Zodia Custody Limited is incorporated in England and Wales with company number 12418687 and its registered office and principal place of business at 5th floor Holland House, 14 Bury Street, London, EC3A 5AW.
  • Zodia Custody (Ireland) Limited is incorporated in the Republic of Ireland with entity number 701983 and its registered address and principal place of business at 27 Fitzwilliam Street Upper, Dublin 2.
  • Zodia Custody Australia Pty Ltd is incorporated in Australia with company number 672775012 and its registered address at Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.
  • Zodia Custody (Hong Kong) Limited is incorporated in Hong Kong with business registration number 75718195 and its registered address at 5/F, Manulife Place, 348 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
  • Zodia Custody (Singapore) Pte Ltd is incorporated in Singapore with unique entity number 202339517D and its registered address at 9 Raffles Place, #2601 Republic Plaza, Singapore 048619.

NonRegulation of Zodia Custody and Services

As of the date of preparation of this material neither Zodia Custody Limited, Zodia Custody (Ireland) Limited, Zodia Custody (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Zodia Custody Australia Pty Ltd, nor any of the Services are subject to authorisation by any Authority with responsibility for financial services including, for the avoidance of doubt,

  1. in respect of Zodia Custody Limited, the UK Financial Conduct Authority), apart from Zodia Custody Limited’s registration with the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority with Firm Reference Number 928347 under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (as amended) in respect of its activities in cryptoassets. Both the United Kingdom Financial Ombudsman Service and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme do not apply to the cryptoasset activities carried on by Zodia Custody Limited.
  2. in respect of Zodia Custody (Ireland) Limited, the Central Bank of Ireland, apart from ZCI’s registration with the Central Bank of Ireland with Firm Reference Number C453603 under the Criminal Justice Act 2010 to 2021 (as amended) in respect of its activities in cryptoassets;Virtual Asset service providers “VASP”s are “designated persons” for the purposes of the Criminal Justice Act 2010 to 2021 (as amended) and are required to comply with the AntiMoney Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) obligations; both the Central Bank of Ireland’s Deposit Guarantee Scheme and the Investor Compensation Scheme and the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman (FSPO) services do not apply to the cryptoasset activities carried out by Zodia Custody (Ireland) Limited.
  3. In respect of Zodia Custody (Singapore)_Pte Ltd, with the effect of the Payment Services Act (PSA) on the 4th April 2024, Zodia Custody (Singapore) Pte Ltd has notified the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) of its intention to apply for a PSA license within the timeline set by the MAS. Zodia Custody (Singapore) Pte Ltd will be applying for the PSA license to the MAS within the prescribed timeline of 3rd October 2024.
  4. In respect of Zodia Custody Australia Pty Ltd, the Australian Government is currently in the proposal phase of implementing a framework for regulating digital asset service providers, and which would apply to market participants carrying out activities in respect of financial products, including digital assets that are considered to be financial products. Once that is lear Zodia will submit an application for licensing
  5. In respect of Zodia Custody (Hong Kong) Limited it holds a Trust or Company Service Provider (TCSP) Licence, in Hong Kong, with license number TC009245 under section 53G of the AntiMoney Laundering and CounterTerrorist Financing Ordinance, Cap. 615 (“the AMLO”) with the TCSP Registry.
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Conflicts of interest disclosure
From time to time Zodia Custody Limited, including its subsidiaries, may establish relationships with carefully vetted thirdparty service partners to offer its clients access to complementary services within the digital asset ecosystem. Zodia Custody Limited may receive referral fees or other forms of compensation when its clients choose to utilise these services.
For further information, including a description of the controls employed by Zodia Custody Limited to manage potential conflicts of interest, please refer to Zodia Custody Disclosure Conflicts of Interest.

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