Due diligence

Due diligence

Who are those registered in the RCF?

The following are categories of registrants in the RCF:

• Those found guilty of fraud or attempted fraud, deception or attempted deception, by at least two governments or African companies;
• Persons definitively convicted in Africa or abroad: no matter if they have appealed their conviction for economic or financial offences;
• Persons indicted by an investigating judge against economic or financial facts;
• People who have been convicted of economic or financial facts in Africa or abroad;
• Persons with dubious projects, following due diligence by authorized ACCI experts.

What is the information contained in the RCF?
Information contained in the RCF are as follows: full name, sex, place of birth, address, nationality and reasons for the entry.
For people registered as a result of a conviction, the court’s decision resulting in the registration will also be recorded in the RCF.

For how long will a registrant remain on the RCF?
Registration on the RCF will last for 10 years. However, this period may be extended to 20 years for repeated offenders or people who have received a number of complaints.
For someone registered following a court decision and who finally received a dismissal or acquittal, his or her RCF registration is deleted.

Who can access the data contained in the RCF?
Any African government or corporate donor may access the RCF content on demand.