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| Advisory
Passports Obtained Through St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Program Used toFacilitate Financial Crime The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this Advisory to alert financial institutions that certain foreign individuals are abusing the Citizenship-by-Investment…
| Speech
Good morning. I want to start by thanking the Independent Armored Car Operators Association for including FinCEN in its conference this year. I would like to start by just seeing a show of hands: Who here today has heard of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, known as FinCEN, or is familiar…
| Administrative Ruling
Dear [ ]: This responds to your letter of December 4, 2012, seeking an administrative ruling from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) on behalf of your client, [the Company], regarding whether your client is a money services business (“MSB”) under FinCEN’s regulations. Specifically…
| Administrative Ruling
Dear [ ]: This responds to your letter of August 9, 2013, seeking an administrative ruling from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) on behalf of [ ] (the “Company”), about the Company’s status as a money services business (“MSB”) under the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”). Specifically,…
| Administrative Ruling
Dear [ ]: This responds to your letter mailed to us on February 26, 2014, seeking an administrative ruling from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) regarding the status of [ ] (the “Company”) as a money services business (“MSB”) under the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”). Specifically, you…
| Administrative Ruling
Dear [ ]: This responds to your letter of October 25, 2013, seeking an administrative ruling from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) on behalf of [ ] (the “Company”), about the Company’s status as a money services business (“MSB”) under the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”). Specifically,…
| Administrative Ruling
Dear [ ]: This responds to your letter dated August 21, 2012 on behalf of [ ] (the “Company”) to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), in which you seek an administrative ruling on the application of money services business (“MSB”) regulations as they relate to the activities of the…
| Federal Register Notice
| Advisory
On February 14, 2014, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) updated its list of jurisdictions with strategic AML/CFT deficiencies. These changes may affect U.S. financial institutions’ obligations and risk-based approaches with respect to relevant jurisdictions. As part of the FATF’s listing and…