Browsing: Bank Secrecy Act

Compliance and Risk

When conducting recent examinations for Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering compliance, regulatory officials flagged deficiencies in risk assessments, a need for more maturity in compliance systems and processes and data integrity issues, particularly as a result of mergers, as areas of concern during a panel discussion at the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference in Washington, D.C., today.

Policy

The House today voted to pass the ABA-backed Corporate Transparency Act (H.R. 2513). The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), would direct the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to create a national database that banks could use to verify a business’s beneficial ownership information.

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