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Ballot 61 – Verification Requirements for Parent Subsidiary

Ballot 61 – Verification Requirements for Parent Subsidiary (Passed Unanimously)

Motion

Jeremy Rowley made the following motion, and Stephen Davidson and Rich Smith endorsed it:


Motion begins


Effective immediately,


Erratum begins


Add Section 10.11.3:

“10.11.3. Parent/Subsidiary/Affiliate Relationship. A CA verifying an Applicant using information of the Applicant’s Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate, when allowed under section 10.4.1, 10.4.2, 10.5.1, or 10.6.2, MUST verify the Applicant’s relationship to the Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate. Acceptable methods of verifying the Applicant’s relationship to the Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate include the following:

(1) QIIS or QGIS: The relationship between the Applicant and the Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate is identified in a QIIS or QGIS;

(2) Independent Confirmation from the Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate: A CA MAY verify the relationship between an Applicant and a Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate by obtaining an Independent Confirmation from the appropriate Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate (as described in Section 10.10.4);

(3) Contract between CA and Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate: A CA MAY verify the relationship between an Applicant and a Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate by relying on a contract between the CA and the Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate that designates the Certificate Approver with such EV Authority, provided that the contract is signed by the Contract Signer and provided that the agency and Signing Authority of the Contract Signer have been verified;

(4) Legal Opinion: A CA MAY verify the relationship between an Applicant and a Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate by relying on a Verified Legal Opinion (as described in Section 10.10.1);

(5) Accountant Letter: A CA MAY verify the relationship between an Applicant and a Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate by relying on a Verified Accountant Letter (as described in Section 10.10.2); or

(6) Corporate Resolution: A CA MAY verify the relationship between an Applicant and a Subsidiary by relying on a properly authenticated corporate resolution that approves creation of the Subsidiary or the Applicant, provided that such resolution is (i) certified by the appropriate corporate officer (e.g., secretary), and (ii) the CA can reliably verify that the certification was validly signed by such person, and that such person does have the requisite authority to provide such certification.”


Erratum ends


The ballot review period comes into effect at 2100 UTC on 1 Jun ’11 and will close at 2100 UTC on 8 Jun ’11. Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at 2100 UTC on 15 Jun ’11.

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Motion ends