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Compliance and Risk

As the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network works to implement the Corporate Transparency Act—an ABA-advocated provision of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020—Acting Director Him Das told lawmakers it will publish a second notice of proposed rulemaking this year “that will propose regulations governing access to beneficial ownership information by law enforcement, national security agencies, financial institutions and others.”

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In a statement for the record of a House Financial Services Committee task force hearing, ABA urged lawmakers to “remain vigilant and deliberate” in their policymaking to ensure that regulations support innovation in mobile banking and payments, rather than overregulating or replacing private sector innovators.

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Shortly before CFPB Director Rohit Chopra began the first of two days of oversight hearings on Capitol Hill, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols challenged Chopra’s controversial practices and “power grab” in a hard-hitting American Banker op-ed.

Compliance and Risk

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today said it would invoke a “largely unused” authority under the Dodd-Frank Act to directly examine nonbank financial services providers. “Given the rapid growth of consumer offerings by nonbanks, the CFPB is now utilizing a dormant authority to hold nonbanks to the same standards that banks are held to,” said CFPB Director Rohit Chopra.

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