Tag Archives: Bank Secrecy Act

ABA, Financial Groups Support AML Modernization Bill

ABA and several other financial groups yesterday thanked Reps. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) and Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) for introducing an anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing modernization bill that will help prevent criminals from using shell companies to hide illicit activity.

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Newsbytes Podcast: Breaking Down Silos in AML, BSA, Fraud and Cyber

In the latest episode of the ABA Newsbytes Podcast, taped before a live audience at the ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference, Evan Sparks interviews former law enforcement official and community bank BSA officer Ryan Rasske about trends in anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act and fraud issues -- particularly the growing confluence of these programs within banks.

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FinCEN Considering Further Guidance on Beneficial Ownership Rule

As the banking industry prepares to implement the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s final beneficial ownership rule, FinCEN Acting Director Jamal El-Hindi today said that the agency is considering additional guidance to help address lingering questions from financial institutions ahead of the May 2018 compliance deadline.

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ABA Compliance Center Inbox, November/December 2017

Q: Can I keep a copy of a customer’s ID on file? I am working for a new bank and am being told that Section 326 of the Patriot Act (the Customer Identification Program rule) requires that banks keep a copy of the ID that the customer provided. I have heard that many small banks such as ours keep the copy in ...

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