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Kenneth A. Blanco Director Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Prepared Remarks 11th Annual Las Vegas Anti-Money Laundering Conference and Expo August 14, 2018 Thank you for that wonderful introduction, Jim.  Good morning. I am delighted to be here today to address the 11th Annual…
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Thank you, Clay Porter, for that wonderful introduction. Good afternoon. I am delighted to be here today.  Thank you for having me. I am excited to dive into the fireside chat.  But before I do, I would like to anchor the conversation with some brief benchmarks in FinCEN’s approach to virtual…
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On May 16, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a 90-day limited exceptive relief to covered financial institutions from the obligations of the Beneficial Ownership Rule for Legal Entity Customers (Beneficial Ownership Rule)1 for certain financial products and services (i.…
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“This week, Argentina’s  Unidad de Informaciὀn Financiera de la República Argentina (UIF-AR)  took decisive action to freeze assets belonging to a transnational criminal organization linked to  Hezbollah and its global terror network.  I congratulate the UIF-AR, and its director, Mr. Mariano…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory today to U.S. financial institutions to highlight the connection between corrupt senior foreign political figures and their enabling of human rights abuses. The use of financial facilitators is one way that corrupt…
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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) reminds financial institutions and their customers that the final rule, “Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions” (the CDD Rule) becomes effective today. FinCEN issued the CDD Rule, which amends Bank Secrecy Act regulations…