This presentation will provide:
-Introduction to Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR)
-Summary of Annunzio-Wylie Anti-Money Laundering Act, 31 U.S.C. § 5318(g)(3)(A)
-Split in authority regarding scope of safe harbor provision (absolute immunity vis-à-vis qualified immunity)
-Plain language of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, its legislative history, and public policy concerns.