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| Special Measure
| Speech
Good morning. I want to start by thanking our hosts, THE NCFTA, for the opportunity to join you at this year’s CyFin Conference. For those of you that might not be familiar with the work being done at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, known as FinCEN, I wanted to spend just these first few…
| Speech
Good morning. I want to start by thanking our hosts,THE MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION, for the opportunity to join you at this year’s conference. Strong public-private partnerships are critical for us to achieve success, particularly on an issue such as mortgage fraud. I cannot emphasize this fact…
| Advisory
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this Advisory to remind U.S. financial institutions to take reasonable, risk-based steps with respect to the potential movement of assets that may be related to the current unrest in Syria. Financial institutions should take into account…
| Speech
Good morning. I want to start by thanking our hosts, THE ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING SPECIALISTS, for the opportunity to join you at this year's conference. Some of you may have heard me speak recently about FinCEN's broad mission, and how important it is for us to build strong…
| Guidance
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") is issuing this interpretive guidance to clarify the applicability of the regulations implementing the Bank Secrecy Act ("BSA") to persons creating, obtaining, distributing, exchanging, accepting, or transmitting virtual currencies.1 Such persons…
| News
VIENNA, Va. - To provide clarity and regulatory certainty for businesses and individuals engaged in an expanding field of financial activity, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued the following guidance, Application of FinCEN's Regulations to Persons Administering,…
| News
On February 23, 2012, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a Final Notice requiring the electronic filing of most Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) reports by July 1, 2012.1 Specifically, this action mandates the electronic submission of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), Currency…
| Speech
Good morning. I want to start by thanking our hosts, theSECURITIES INDUSTRY AND FINANCIAL MARKETS ASSOCIATION for the opportunity to join you at this year’s conference. As the Director of FinCEN for about five months now, I have spent much of my time getting to know the organization and our…