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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is seeking public feedback on potential changes to the Bank Secrecy Act that would enhance the overall effectiveness of banks’ anti-money laundering programs.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has issued a final rule establishing minimum standards for anti-laundering programs for institutions lacking a federal functional regulator, including state chartered non-depository trust companies, private banks and non-federally insured credit unions.
The federal financial regulatory agencies today issued a joint statement addressing how financial institutions should apply a risk-based approach to politically exposed persons consistent with FinCEN’s 2016 customer due diligence rule.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today issued a statement describing its approach to Bank Secrecy Act enforcement and the factors it evaluates in determining the appropriate response to and enforcement of BSA violations.
The federal financial regulatory agencies today issued a joint statement addressing how they will address noncompliance with the Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering requirements.
While the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s effort to calculate and evaluate the burden of filing Suspicious Activity Reports is a good first step, FinCEN needs to do more to fully grasp the costs and benefits of SAR filing, ABA said in a comment letter today.
With a bipartisan majority of 336 to 71, the House today voted to add ABA-advocated anti-money laundering provisions to the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.
A recent estimate by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the total cost to file currency transaction reports “significantly underestimates” the burden faced by financial institutions, ABA said in a letter to the agency today.
The OCC today cautioned banks to be vigilant about compliance risks that could arise as a result of their response to the coronavirus pandemic.