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Financial Advisor Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering
A financial advisor pleaded guilty to conspiracy money laundering, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
30 Oct 2019
Agencies Highlight AML/CFT Compliance Obligations For Digital Asset Transactions
In a joint statement, the CFTC, FinCEN and the SEC reminded firms engaged in digital asset transactions to comply with the AML and countering the financing of terrorism ("CFT")
United States
24 Oct 2019
FinCEN Deputy Director Encourages Anti-Money Laundering Innovation
FinCEN Deputy Director Jamal El-Hindi described agency efforts to encourage innovation in anti-money laundering.
United States
20 Sep 2019
Senate Banking Committee Considers Testimony On Collecting Beneficial Ownership Information
The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs considered testimony on the benefits of collecting beneficial ownership information for combating financial crime
United States
5 Jun 2019
CFTC Alerts Public On Virtual Currency Fraud
In a CFTC Alert, the agency warned the public about companies or individuals that commit fraud when soliciting investments in virtual currency.
United States
28 May 2019
FINRA Alerts Members To Money Laundering Red Flags
FINRA provided guidance to member firms on reporting and monitoring suspicious activity pursuant to FINRA Rule 3310 ("Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Program").
United States
22 May 2019
FinCEN Reissues GTO And Lowers Real Estate Reporting Threshold
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") reissued a Geographic Targeting Order ("GTO") requiring title insurance companies to collect and report beneficial ownership information...
United States
22 Nov 2018
FinCEN Extends Temporary Relief For Rollovers And Renewals
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") extended previously granted relief that temporarily exempts certain products and services from the Beneficial Ownership Rule.
United States
16 Aug 2018
SEC Corp Fin Director Concludes That Bitcoin And Ether Are Not Securities
SEC Division of Corporation Finance Director William Hinman asserted that Bitcoin and Ether are not "securities" under U.S. law.
United States
21 Jun 2018
FinCEN Reduces AML Penalty Against Casino – Pending Good Behavior
FinCEN rescinded and replaced a November 2017 Assessment against a California-based casino for AML violations, reducing the initial fine against the casino in exchange for the casino's commitment...
United States
8 May 2018
International Bank Fined $29 Million for BSA/AML Deficiencies
In addition to imposing the fine, the Order requires the Bank's branches to submit periodic progress reports to their applicable Federal Reserve Banks detailing steps taken to comply with the conditions of the Order.
United States
19 Jan 2018
FinCEN Restricts North Korean Access To Financial System
The U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury") Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued a final rule to further block North Korean access to the U.S. financial system...
United States
10 Nov 2017
FinCEN Penalizes Texas-Based Bank For AML Violations
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") assessed a $2 million civil penalty against a Texas-based community bank in connection with anti-money laundering ("AML") related violations.
United States
9 Nov 2017
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