The lack of beneficial ownership information collected when companies are formed is “a dangerous and widening gap in our national security apparatus,” Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Director Kenneth Blanco said today at the ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference.
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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.
ABA and the state bankers associations today urged the House to pass the Corporate Transparency Act (H.R. 2513), which is scheduled for a vote as soon as tomorrow.
Next week, the House is expected to vote on two ABA-backed, bipartisan bills to modernize the anti-money laundering/Bank Secrecy Act regime. The House vote continues what has been a busy fall on BSA reforms.
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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is seeing “a high amount of fraud” enabled through synthetic identities and account takeovers via nonbank fintech platforms, FinCEN Director Kenneth Blanco said today at an identity protection event in Tampa, Fla.
A group of 51 state bankers associations today wrote to House Financial Services Committee leaders in support of H.R. 2513, a bill introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) calling for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to create a database of beneficial ownership information.
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.
As the House Financial Services Committee today held a hearing on the financial crime, the American Bankers Association joined eight other financial trade organizations in a letter to committee leaders highlighting the need for a national beneficial ownership registry.