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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today released a revised list of the jurisdictions that are subject to countermeasures or enhanced due diligence due to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing deficiencies (Section I), as well as jurisdictions with AML/CFT deficiencies that are working to correct them (Section II).

Compliance and Risk

In a comment letter filed this week, ABA and the Clearing House expressed their support to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s goal on protecting the U.S. financial system from money laundering, terrorist financing and financial crimes, but offered suggestions on FinCEN’s proposal to impose special measures against Banca Privada d’Andorra.

Compliance and Risk

The reports banks file under the Bank Secrecy Act are critical to cutting off the flow of funds to terrorists, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery said yesterday — including giving U.S. and foreign law enforcement and national security officials tools to disrupt the Islamic State terrorist group.