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Compliance and Risk

The American Bankers Association today told the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network that the proposed pilot program for domestic financial institutions to share suspicious activity reports with their foreign branches, subsidiaries and affiliates “needs to be significantly revised” in order to be efficient and effective.

Compliance and Risk

Speaking at an industry event today, Aaron Tapp, section chief for the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s financial crimes section, told financial crimes professionals that it “might be time to have a conversation” between regulators and law enforcement to discuss how financial institutions can best provide actionable information to law enforcement while meeting their regulatory obligations.

Compliance and Risk

In all of the Department of Justice’s corporate resolutions regarding AML compliance violations—including guilty pleas, deferred prosecution agreements or non-prosecution agreements—it will now consider requiring both chief executive officers and chief compliance officers to certify that a company has remedied the situation, Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Polite announced today.

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