Federal Banking Regulators and FinCEN Issue New Statements on Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement: A Look at Highlights
Topics discussed include how the banking regulators and FinCEN will approach the decision whether to take enforcement action against a financial institution (including what BSA/AML program failures typically would (or would not) result in cease and desist orders), how the regulators’ statement differs from 2007 guidance, how the enforcement statements relate to recent updates to the BSA/AML examination manual, suggested practices for reducing compliance risk for institutions and individuals, and the Presidential election’s potential impact on BSA/AML enforcement.
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