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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
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
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
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
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
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
New York DFS Seeks Over $629 Million From Bank For AML Violations
On August 24, 2017, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") instituted enforcement proceedings against a Pakistani bank seeking a $630 million civil penalty for alleged "AML" violations.
United States
13 Sep 2017
FinCEN Targets Shell Companies Purchasing Luxury Real Estate
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") expanded its use of Geographic Targeting Orders ("GTOs") broadening efforts to combat money laundering in the luxury residential real estate market.
United States
30 Aug 2017
UK Proposal For Register Of Foreign Beneficial Ownership Of Real Estate Continues Global Trend Toward Transparency
The proposal responds to recent pressure on the UK government to enhance the transparency of foreign property investment...
26 Apr 2017
White Collar Crime Law Enforcement In A Trump Justice Department - 8 Predictions
Confident prediction this election year, however, is tempered by the lack of comprehensive Trump Administration policy releases addressing these issues.
United States
2 Dec 2016
FinCEN Issues Final Rules For Customer Due Diligence Requirements
On May 11, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued the final version of its long-awaited "Customer Due Diligence Rules" under the Bank Secrecy Act.
United States
23 May 2016
FinCEN Targets High-Value Real Estate Transactions In New York And Miami
On January 13, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") announced that it had issued a Geographic Targeting Order ("GTO")...
United States
20 Jan 2016
Anti-Money Laundering Guidance Issued For Banks Seeking To Service Marijuana-Related Businesses
The DOJ and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued anti-money laundering guidance relating to financial crimes involving marijuana businesses.
United States
10 Apr 2014
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