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A new regulation announced Monday will aid criminal investigations while significantly cutting costly and burdensome paperwork for America's banking community.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Office of the Comptroller of the…

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p The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), issued today an ADVANCE COPY of the revised Currency Transaction Report (CTR) Form 4789 and instructions. This CTR revision reduces the amount of information required on the CTR by approximately 30 percent, and substantially…
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Ronald K. Noble, Treasury's Under Secretary for Enforcement, will chair the fourth meeting of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Advisory Group today. "The BSA Advisory Group anticipated the letter and spirit of the President's recent regulatory reinvention initiative," said Under Secretary Noble. "It…

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The BSA is the core of Treasury's anti-money laundering efforts, and one of the main elements of this authority is the ability to require financial institutions to retain records that can be an invaluable tool in criminal, tax or regulatory proceedings.

"Wire transfers are the arteries of…

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Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen said regulations taking effect Thursday, December 1, will give casinos new tools to counter money laundering.

"Our goal is to shape effective counter-money laundering policies while reducing unnecessary regulatory burden," Bentsen said. "We want to enable…

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Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen Thursday announced the selection of 30 members to a special panel to give the Department advice on strengthening anti-money laundering programs and simplifying currency reporting forms.

The Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Advisory Group, chaired by Treasury…