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Senators Introduce Bill To Require Reporting Of Beneficial Ownership Information
A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill which would impose federal beneficial ownership reporting requirements
United States
8 Oct 2019
FinCEN Warns Financial Institutions To Better Protect Personal Data
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") Director Kenneth A. Blanco urged financial institutions to help prevent the theft and abuse of personally identifiable information ("PII") by fraudsters
United States
2 Oct 2019
Treasury Issues Proposed CFIUS Regulations Expanding Review Of Foreign Investment Transactions
The Treasury Department proposed regulations (here and here) to implement last year's Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 ("FIRRMA").
United States
24 Sep 2019
CFIUS Unbound: Foreign Investor Deals Continue To Draw Intense National Security Scrutiny
The national security implications of corporate deals involving foreign investors continues to be a headline-grabbing topic. Last summer
United States
7 Aug 2019
FinCEN Reports Spike In Reported Business Email Compromise Scams
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued an advisory and trend analysis alerting financial institutions to a recent surge in business email compromise ("BEC")
United States
25 Jul 2019
Senators Propose Requiring Reporting Of Beneficial Ownership Information
United States Senate Banking Committee members Mark Warner (D-VA), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Doug Jones (D-AL) and Mike Rounds (R-SD
United States
21 Jun 2019
President Trump Declares National Emergency Over Foreign Cyber Threats
President Trump declared a national emergency and issued an Executive Order prohibiting the acquisition, importation or use of foreign information and communications technology that poses a risk of sabotage or other harm to U.S. national security.
United States
31 May 2019
FinCEN Provides Guidance On Convertible Virtual Currencies, Issues Advisory On Illicit Activity
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") provided guidance on the application of Bank Secrecy Act money transmission regulations to business models involving convertible virtual currencies ("CVCs").
United States
28 May 2019
House Anti-Money Laundering Resolution Highlights Financial System Loopholes
The United States House of Representatives approved a resolution (H.Res. 206) highlighting several known weaknesses in the global financial sector that may be exploited by criminals and terrorist
United States
28 Mar 2019
Center For Financial Stability Report Highlights Expanded Authority Of CFIUS
In "CFIUS and Silicon Valley: We're Still Trying to Find a Cure!," Charles G. Schott, a Senior Fellow at the Center for Financial Stability, highlighted various changes the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act.
United States
18 Jan 2019
Treasury Issues Interim CFIUS Regulations For FIRRMA Implementation
The U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury") issued temporary regulations to implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA").
United States
17 Oct 2018
FinCEN Provides Permanent Relief From Beneficial Ownership Rule For Rollovers And Renewals
FinCEN described the relief as strictly limited to rollovers, renewals, modifications or extensions of any of the above occurring on or after May 11, 2018.
United States
12 Sep 2018
The Implications Of The Second Circuit's Ruling In Hoskins
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed the Department of Justice a rare defeat on 24 August
United States
10 Sep 2018
U.S. Firms Continue To Face Liability For Terrorist Attacks Under The Antiterrorism Act
Last year, a group of U.S. military veterans and the relatives of troops killed in Iraq filed a lawsuit against several large international pharmaceuticals, accusing them of aiding and abetting terrorism by selling products to Iraq's Ministry of Health which were used to finance operations by the notorious Mahdi Army Group
United States
9 Sep 2018
GAO Calls For Urgent Action To Address Nationwide Cybersecurity Challenges
In a study conducted to update its identification of information security risk areas, the Government Accountability Office
United States
2 Aug 2018
House Passes Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act
By a bipartisan vote of 400 to 2, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would expand the powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") ...
United States
6 Jul 2018
House Subcommittee Hears Testimony On Virtual Currency AML Risks
The U.S. House Financial Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance considered testimony by law enforcement agencies on the use of Bitcoin ...
United States
27 Jun 2018
House To Consider Raising BSA Thresholds And Providing CDD Safe Harbor
Congressmen Steve Pearce (R-NM) and Blaine Luetkemar (R-MO) introduced legislation that would increase longstanding reporting thresholds for financial institutions subject to the Bank Secrecy Act...
United States
25 Jun 2018
House Subcommittee Evaluates CFIUS Operations And Authority
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade considered expert testimony on reforming the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS").
United States
12 Jan 2018
Treasury Undersecretary Urges Cooperation In Combating Terrorist Financing
U.S. Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker described strategies and priorities in combating terrorist financing, money laundering, and other threats...
United States
15 Nov 2017
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