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Finanstilsynet inspection of Greenland Bank

Statement on inspection of the money laundering area in the Greenland Bank  In May 2018, the Danish FSA was on inspection at the Greenland Bank, Aktieselskab (the bank). The inspection was an investigation of the money laundering area as part of the ongoing supervision of the bank. The inspection included the bank’s risk […]

Finanstilsynet aims to be a better AML regulator

The FSA is strengthening its supervision in the area of ​​money laundering Since summer, the Financial Supervisory Authority has, in collaboration with an international consulting firm, developed the money laundering supervision in three important areas as a follow-up to the political agreement. Since the summer, the Danish FSA has, in […]

HKMA Issues Virtual Assets Circulars

16 December 2019 The Chief Executive All Authorized Institutions Dear Sir/Madam, Managing ML/TF risks associated with virtual assets (VAs) and virtual asset service providers (VASPs) I am writing to provide guidance to Authorized Institutions (AIs) in relation to recent updates by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to its Recommendation […]

FINTRAC issues advisory related to FATF guidance

6 December, 2019 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)  On October 18, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a Public Statement and a statement on Improving Global Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Compliance. These […]

FinCEN further extends FBAR filings deadline

FBAR Filing Requirement for Certain Financial Professionals FinCEN Notice 2019-1 Extended Filing Date Related to Notice 2018-1 The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is announcing a further extension of time for certain Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) filings in light of the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) […]

OCC reminds you: hemp is not marijuana

OCC Bulletin 2019-61| December 3, 2019 Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering: Joint Statement on Providing Financial Services to Customers Engaged in Hemp-Related Businesses SHARE THIS PAGE: To Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks, Federal Savings Associations, and Federal Branches and Agencies; Department and Division Heads; All Examining Personnel; and Other Interested Parties Summary […]

FinCEN releases elder abuse analysis

FinCEN Analysis: Bank Secrecy Act Reports Filed by Financial Institutions Help Protect Elders from Fraud and Theft of Their Assets Contact Steve Hudak, 703-905-3770 Immediate Release December 04, 2019 WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today released a new strategic analysis of Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) reporting, indicating that elders face an increased […]

FINTRAC provides update for virtual currency dealers

Businesses dealing in virtual currencies can register with FINTRAC in advance of June 1, 2020  The Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and associated Regulations were amended in June 2019 to cover businesses that deal in virtual currencies. To deal in virtual currencies means to provide virtual currency exchange services […]