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In remarks at the American Bankers Association Washington Summit today, House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) previewed several policy initiatives that the committee will pursue under her leadership, including housing reform, cannabis and Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering reform.

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network last week released a revised list of the jurisdictions that are subject to countermeasures or enhanced due diligence due to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing deficiencies, as well as jurisdictions with AML/CFT deficiencies that are working to correct them.

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Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.), Denny Heck (D-Wash.), Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) and Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) today introduced a bipartisan bill that aims to address the gap between state and federal laws that inhibit most financial institutions from serving cannabis businesses.

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Imposing a 5 percent tax on cross-border remittances to fund border barriers — as envisioned in H.R. 85, the Fund and Complete the Border Wall Act — could have adverse consequences for law enforcement and consumers, a coalition of trade groups including the American Bankers Association said today.

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With the House Financial Services Committee set to hold a hearing tomorrow on the challenge of banking marijuana-related businesses, ABA today submitted a statement for the record urging Congress to resolve the legal conflict that inhibits banks from serving MRBs operating legally at the state level.

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