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December 18, 2012
To update, change, add, or delete your financial institution's point of contact information on FinCEN's distribution list for receiving Section 314(a) Information Requests, you must contact your primary federal supervisory agency. Financial Institutions subject to supervision by either the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency should provide information for Section 314(a) points-of-contact on the institution's quarterly Call Report. Savings associations formerly supervised by the Office of Thrift Supervision should continue to provide this information on the institution's quarterly Thrift Financial Report until they begin filing Call Reports in March 2012. Credit unions subject to supervision by the National Credit Union Administration should update their 314(a) points of contact (POCs) in the on-line credit union profile on the Contacts Tab.
The following items must be provided to update or add your financial institution's POC information: financial institution name and charter number or other identifier; point of contact name and title, mailing (street number, P.O. Box, city, state and zip code) and e-mail addresses; and telephone and facsimile numbers.
Please find your institution's primary federal regulator or self regulatory organization in the below list and forward the above information to them.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
For Point of Contact Changes or Additions:
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
fax: (202) 736-5641
telephone: Cheryl Paret, Senior Financial Analyst at (202) 452-3675 or Jennifer White, Senior Financial Analyst at (202) 452-3964
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Fax: (202) 418-5528
Questions: Helene D. Schroeder, Special Counsel, Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight at (202) 418-5424
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
All changes must be made by the bank through the quarterly Call Report or by filing an amended Call Report
(800) 688-FDIC; (800)688-3342
Fax: (202) 898-3627
Questions: Anti-Money Laundering Section at (202) 898-6783
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
For changing POCs or adding a new contact, a FINRA member must update its Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Contacts through the FINRA Contact System at the link below. Each Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Contact (Primary and Alternate) will be added to the FinCEN distribution list.
Questions: Gateway Call Center at (301) 869-6699
National Credit Union Administration
All changes must be made in the online credit union profile by updating the Primary and Secondary Patriot Act contact on the Contacts Tab. Manual filing federal credit unions should contact their NCUA district examiner to update this information. Manual filing state credit unions should contact their state regulator to have this information updated.
Questions - Federal Credit Unions:
Contact your NCUA district examiner. If you cannot locate your examiner, contact the NCUA regional office that oversees your state. NCUA regional office contact information is posted on the NCUA Website http://www.ncua.gov/. From the NCUA home page, select Contact Us and scroll to the bottom of the page. Email and telephone contact information is shown for each region. A direct link follows: http://www.ncua.gov/about/pages/Contact.aspx. If you are unsure which region supervises your state, click on the region's name and a list of supervised states will be shown.
Questions - State Chartered Credit Unions: Contact your state regulator.
National Futures Association:
Questions: Valerie Kretschmer, Compliance Department at (312)781-1290
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
All changes must be made through the quarterly Call Report or by filing an amended Call Report.
Fax: (301) 333-7038
Additional Information: OCC Alert 2004-6
Questions: James F. Vivenzio, Senior Counsel for BSA/AML at (202) 649-5400.