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Banking Regulators Explain Risk-Focused Approach To BSA/AML Supervision
In a joint statement, the Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network clarified their risk-focused approach.
United States
29 Jul 2019
FinCEN Updates AML/CFT Deficiencies List - July 15, 2019
In an Advisory to financial institutions on recent updates to the Financial Action Task Force list of jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism deficiencies.
United States
25 Jul 2019
Senate Banking Committee Considers "Outside Perspectives" On Collecting Beneficial Ownership Information
The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs considered testimony from non-government organizations about how draft legislation that would require businesses to report beneficial ownership...
United States
28 Jun 2019
FinCEN Renews Geographic Targeting Order For 12 Metropolitan Areas
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") renewed a Geographic Targeting Order ("GTO") requiring title insurance companies to collect
United States
30 May 2019
Treasury Undersecretary Highlights Use Of Crypto For Money Laundering And Terrorist Financing
U.S. Treasury Department Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker described money laundering and financing of terrorism risks in distributed ledger technologies.
United States
30 May 2019
Broker-Dealer Settles FINRA Charges For Failing To Independently Test AML Program
A broker-dealer agreed to settle FINRA charges for failing to conduct an independent test of its anti-money laundering ("AML") compliance program, in violation rules.
United States
14 May 2019
Cadwalader Attorneys Discuss AML Developments Affecting Cannabis, Crypto And Broker-Dealers
On March 27, 2019, Cadwalader presented a webinar on recent anti-money laundering ("AML") developments affecting cannabis businesses, broker-dealers, blockchain transactions and draft legislation.
United States
16 Apr 2019
Treasury Undersecretary Sigal Mandelker Details TFI AML/CFT Efforts
U.S. Treasury Terrorism and Financial Intelligence ("TFI") Undersecretary Sigal Mandelker detailed the Division's efforts to administer U.S. economic sanctions authorities, and to combat money
United States
25 Mar 2019
FATF Updates AML/CFT Deficiencies List
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's ("FinCEN") Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") updated its list of jurisdictions ...
United States
21 Mar 2019
FINRA Warns Members Of Fraudulent Phishing Emails
FINRA warned member firms of a phishing email from a purported anti-money laundering compliance officer working at an Indiana-based credit union.
United States
21 Feb 2019
European Financial Regulator Calls For Common Regulatory Framework For ICOs And Crypto-Assets
In a new report, the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") addressed the need for a uniform set of EU-wide regulations applicable to Initial Coin Offerings ("ICOs") and other crypto-assets.
European Union
17 Jan 2019
Broker-Dealer Settles FINRA Charges For AML Program Deficiencies
A broker-dealer agreed to pay $10 million to settle FINRA charges for failing to establish and enforce an anti-money laundering ("AML") program that complies with the Bank Secrecy Act and related regulations.
United States
7 Jan 2019
Treasury Publishes National Strategy For Addressing Illicit Finance
The U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") published its first National Illicit Finance Strategy (the "strategy") to help both the public and private sectors understand and address terrorist financing ("TF"), proliferation financing ("PF") and money laundering.
United States
4 Jan 2019
Broker-Dealer Settles AML Deficiencies With FINRA
The Respondent agreed to a censure and a fine of $100,000.
United States
3 Jan 2019
Broker-Dealer Fined For AML Program Deficiencies
A broker-dealer (the "Firm") agreed to pay $14.5 million to settle allegations by FinCEN, FINRA and the SEC of deficiencies in its anti-money laundering ("AML") program.
United States
21 Dec 2018
SEC Extends AML No-Action Letter
Extending the effectiveness of the no-action position it took in 2016, the SEC Division of Trading and Markets granted relief to certain broker-dealers
United States
19 Dec 2018
Treasury Official Describes Evolving AML/CFT Framework
Treasury Official Describes Evolving AML/CFT Framework.
United States
10 Dec 2018
FinCEN, OCC And FBI Officials Testify On BSA/AML Regulatory And Supervisory Regime
In testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, FinCEN, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC") and FBI officials described efforts to improve the Bank Secrecy Act ("BSA") / Anti-Money Laundering ("AML") regulatory and supervisory regime.
United States
4 Dec 2018
FINRA Charges Firm With AML Failures In Sales Of Microcaps
FINRA's Department of Enforcement (the "Department") charged a broker-dealer and its founder with anti-money laundering ("AML") and supervisory failures related to microcap stock activities.
United States
30 Nov 2018
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