Tag Archives: anti-money laundering

ABA Urges New York to Drop Proposed AML Regulation

In a comment letter to the New York State Department of Financial Services, the American Bankers Association urged the agency to withdraw a proposed anti-money laundering regulation that would apply to all financial institutions chartered in the state.

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ABA Shares Reg Relief Ideas in Final EGRPRA Letter

ABA today filed its fourth and final comment letter in response to the decennial EGRPRA regulatory burden review that the federal banking agencies must conduct. The letter addressed several issues that ABA identified through collaboration with banks of all sizes and from across the country.

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Curry: OCC Considering Guidance on De-risking

The OCC is taking a closer look at how banks make decisions to terminate business or correspondent relationships to avoid regulatory scrutiny—a process known as “de-risking”—and could issue guidance in the future based on its findings, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said today.

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Participation in MLRS Proposed for All OCC-Supervised Banks

The OCC is seeking comments on proposed changes to its Bank Secrecy Act/Money Laundering Risk Assessment, or MLRS, which evaluates the BSA/AML and OFAC sanctions risks associated with bank products and serves as an important tool for the OCC's BSA/AML/OFAC supervision program.

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FinCEN Proposes Tweaks to CTR Filings

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is proposing changes to the Currency Transaction Reports banks file under the Bank Secrecy Act to reflect better the ways that institutions use CTRs.

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