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Compliance and Risk

As part of its efforts to implement provisions of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2021—the first significant changes to Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering rules in almost two decades—the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is seeking public input on the creation of a national beneficial ownership database.


Forty-two state attorneys general wrote to Senate Banking Committee leaders today in support of S. 2563, the Illicit Cash Act, a bipartisan bill that would create a secure beneficial ownership registry of legal entities, to be overseen by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Treasury Department.

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