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Compliance and Risk

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s Director of the Office of Regulatory Policy Barry Emmert today previewed the implementation process for the Corporate Transparency Act, an ABA-backed bill that was included in a broader package of Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering reforms that Congress passed in December.

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.

Compliance and Risk

By a bipartisan vote of 335 to 78 tonight, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2021, a bill that includes several critical improvements to anti-money laundering rules. Among other things, the bill directs the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to establish and maintain a national registry of beneficial ownership information that banks may in turn rely on when complying with customer due diligence requirements.

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