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What Are the Drastic Ramifications of the New York State Anti-Money Laundering Actions and Penalty Enforcement?
A federal jury in New York recently handed down a verdict against the Arab Bank, Jordan’s largest bank, for funding Hamas terrorism acts against Israel. The verdict is precedent setting and will encourage other plaintiffs to...more
On July 17, FinCEN named FBME Bank Ltd., formerly known as the Federal Bank of the Middle East, as a foreign financial institution of primary money laundering concern pursuant to Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act....more
2014 presents particular challenges with respect to FBAR, the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, for certain U.S. persons with interests in or signature authority over assets exceeding $10,000 held outside the...more
June 30 is the deadline for taxpayers with a connection to foreign financial accounts to file FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR). As this is the first year in which all FBARs must be...more
Recent enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Government against non-U.S. banks for violations of U.S. sanctions laws demonstrate the need for financial institutions, particularly those that act as custodians or financial...more
The Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) can no longer be filed on TDF 90-22.1, and must be e-filed on Form 114. This alert summarizes developments involving FBAR e-filing and signature authority. They are...more
Any Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (IRS Form TD F 90-22.1), the so-called “FBAR,” filed on or after July 1, 2013, must be submitted electronically. Any U.S. citizen or U.S. resident with more than $10,000 U.S....more
On July 29, FinCEN released a new form for filers who submit Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs) jointly with spouses, or who wish to submit them via third-party preparers. ...more
June 30, 2013 is the filing due date for 2012 “FBARs,” also known as Form TD F 90-22.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts. If there is a non-willful failure to file, the penalties are up to $10,000. If there is...more
Generally, each U.S. person who has a financial interest in, or signature authority over, one or more foreign financial accounts during a calendar year is required to report those accounts to the Internal Revenue Service...more
On December 26, FinCEN issued Notice 2012-2 to extend the deadline for certain filers to submit the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR). FinCEN has extended this deadline several times in the past and the...more
Certain individuals having only signature authority over foreign financial accounts now have until June 30, 2014, to file the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts.
On December 11, a major international bank holding company announced agreements with U.S. law enforcement authorities and federal bank regulators to end investigations into alleged inadequate compliance with anti-money...more
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