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Kenneth A. Blanco, Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), spoke at the Chainalysis Blockchain Symposium on Friday, November 15. He addressed the issue of "regulatory clarity"; the value of Bank Secrecy Act data; FinCEN’s Funds Travel Rule; stablecoins and anonymity-enhanced…
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        Introduction Good morning, everyone. Thank you for that wonderful introduction. It is great to be here with you today to discuss FinCEN, our mission, and how together – working with all of you – our collective focus on convertible virtual currency (CVC) and responsible innovation…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the renewal of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in all-cash purchases of residential real estate.  The purchase…
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This week, FinCEN Director Kenneth A. Blanco and staff representing several FinCEN technical professions travelled to Atlanta to speak with administrators, professors, and college students at Morehouse and Spelman, both prominent Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), and to support a…
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WASHINGTON--Today, the U.S. Departments of the Treasury and State announced a new humanitarian mechanism to ensure unprecedented transparency into humanitarian trade with Iran.  This mechanism will help the international community perform enhanced due diligence on humanitarian trade to ensure that…
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced today that it will host "Innovation Hours" in New York on November 13-14, 2019. Financial technology (FinTech), and Regulatory technology (RegTech) companies, and financial institutions, will have the opportunity to…
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      On behalf of FinCEN Director Kenneth Blanco and the other 290 men and women at FinCEN, I want to thank the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for making FinCEN a part of today’s dialogue.  My remarks today will be…