The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network announced today a new program to facilitate innovative approaches to combating money laundering and terrorist financing.
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Underlying credit and liquidity risks associated with the current point in the economic cycle should be on bankers’ radar screens, the OCC advised today in its Semiannual Risk Perspective report.
Ahead of a Senate Banking Committee hearing tomorrow on beneficial ownership, the American Bankers Association wrote to committee members calling for the establishment of a federal registry of beneficial ownership information that banks could use to facilitate compliance with FinCEN’s customer due diligence rule.
At its annual Law Enforcement Awards ceremony today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network recognized several state and federal law enforcement agencies for their work using information reported by financial institutions under the Bank Secrecy Act in their criminal investigations.
The federal banking agencies plan to reintroduce the examination manual for anti-money laundering/Bank Secrecy Act compliance later this year, Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting told the Senate Banking Committee today.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today issued guidance on how its regulations apply to money transmission involving convertible virtual currencies.
The House Financial Services Committee today voted to advance H.R. 2514—an American Bankers Association-backed bill introduced by Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) that would modernize the Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering framework.
ABA today joined eight industry trade groups in a letter of support for two anti-money laundering bills being considered by the House Financial Services Committee this week.
These enforcement actions highlight regulators’ expectation that financial institutions implement robust anti-money laundering/Bank Secrecy Act compliance programs.
The requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act pose a significant challenge for his bank due in part to the interconnected nature of the border region economy.