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Latham & Watkins LLP

FCA Findings on Firms’ Treatment of Politically Exposed Persons

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Regulator finds that firms could improve how they conduct anti-money laundering checks when dealing with UK PEPs. ...more

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FinCEN Requires Reporting from Dissolved Companies

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On July 8, 2024, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) issued interpretive guidance that requires certain legal entities that have been dissolved or otherwise ceased to exist to file beneficial ownership...more

Falcon Rappaport & Berkman LLP

Dissolved But Not Forgotten: CTA Compliance for Companies Dissolved After January 2024

The Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) was signed by Congress back in January of 2021, but the Beneficial Ownership Information Reports (“BOI Reports”) were not required until January 1, 2024. Over the past six months,...more

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Confronting and Mitigating Against Corruption

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Construction is a $1.7 trillion industry worldwide, contributing between 5 and 7 percent of GDP in most countries. However, it is also an industry that is highly vulnerable to corruption due to its inherent characteristics....more

Ballard Spahr LLP

BSA Filings and Their Utility to Law Enforcement:  A Guest Blog

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Yesterday we were very pleased to welcome guest blogger, Don Fort, who is the Director of Investigations at Kostelanetz LLP, and the past Chief of the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation (CI) Division....more

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Corruption in Sport - Its Shape, Consequences and Impact on Potential Reform

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The Euros 2024 were the first in a list of long-awaited sporting events this summer, culminating with the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. However, as sport becomes more global and its coverage expands, so does its exposure to...more

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FinCEN Issues Proposed Rulemaking Aimed at Strengthening and Modernizing AML Programs Across Multiple Industries

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On July 3, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) as part of a broader initiative to “strengthen, modernize, and improve” financial institutions’ anti-money...more

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LEGAL UPDATE – FinCEN’s New Guidance on Beneficial Ownership Reporting

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Seyfarth Synopsis: On July 8, 2024, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued new guidance concerning compliance with the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) by revising and elaborating on the Beneficial Ownership...more

Freiberger Haber LLP

Enforcement News: SEC Charges Bank With Misleading Investors About The Strength Of Its BSA/AML Compliance Program And Its...

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The Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act, also known as the “BSA,” enacted in 1970, established requirements for record-keeping and reporting by banks and other financial institutions. The BSA is designed to, among...more

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New Reporting Requirements for the Corporate Transparency Act (Updated)

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Hinckley Allen has assembled a multi-disciplinary team to help companies navigate the new Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) reporting requirements, having closely followed the CTA since its enactment. Our team is familiar...more

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Corporate Transparency Act: New Reporting Rules for Dissolved and Merged Companies

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On January 1, 2024, federal law called the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) took effect. The CTA aims to prevent money laundering, tax fraud, and other illegal activity by requiring companies to report basic identifying...more

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FinCEN Clarifies CTA Reporting Requirements for Entities That No Longer Exist

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On July 8, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published three new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), C.12 - C.14, that address beneficial ownership information (BOI) reporting requirements under the Corporate...more

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Financial Crime Risk Assessment: The Foundations for an Effective Financial Crime Program

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In the ever-evolving landscape of global finance, the spectre of financial crime looms large, presenting a multifaceted challenge to institutions, governments, and businesses alike. Financial crime encompasses a broad...more

Winstead PC

The Corporate Transparency Act: HOAs Don’t Need that Kind of Transparency

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One of the hottest topics in the HOA-world over the past year has been the implementation of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). Although enacted by Congress in 2021, registrations under the CTA became mandatory for newly...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Failure to Prevent Fraud: Corporates Face New Criminal Offence Amid Accountability Crackdown

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Enhanced SFO powers and promises of swifter action on economic crime underscore the importance of anti-fraud measures for corporates and M&A dealmakers. The UK government is cracking down on corporates turning a blind eye...more

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The federal Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), whose constitutionality is currently being tested in the courts, creates another...

The federal Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), effective January 1, 2024, whose constitutionality is currently being tested in the courts, follows in the footsteps of the IRC in that it creates a limited statutory exception...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Significant UK Court of Appeal Decision Confirms the Applicability of the UK’s Proceeds of Crime Legislation to Illegality in...

The UK Court of Appeal recently held that the National Crime Agency’s decision not to investigate whether cotton goods manufactured in China and imported to the UK were the product of forced labour was unlawful — a decision...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Supreme Court Opens Door to More APA Challenges by Ruling that Right of Action Accrues When Regulation First Causes Injury

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On July 1, 2024, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Corner Post, Inc. v Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in which the Court determined when a Section 702 claim under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA)...more

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FinCEN Issues Supplemental Advisory on Fentanyl Distribution and Growing Role of Transnational Criminal Organizations

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On June 20, 2024, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) issued a supplemental advisory to alert U.S. financial institutions about emerging trends in the illicit fentanyl supply chain. The supplemental advisory...more

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FinCEN Proposes Rule to Strengthen AML/CFT Programs

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On June 28, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced a proposed rule aimed at strengthening and modernizing financial institutions’ anti-money laundering and countering the...more

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EDNY Upholds Money Laundering Charge Against Defense Attack Under Ciminelli

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In United States v. An, et al., 22-cr-640 (KAM) (E.D.N.Y. May 7, 2024), the Eastern District of New York recently addressed and rejected an argument by defendants that Ciminelli v. United States required dismissal of money...more

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FinCEN Issues Reminder to Financial Institutions to Identify and Report Elder Financial Exploitation

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On June 14, 2024, President Biden declared June 15th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  In honor of the day, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) reminded financial institutions (FIs) to remain vigilant in...more

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FinCEN Updates Corporate Transparency Act Guidance: New Clarity for Tribal Entities and Exempted Companies

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On June 10, 2024, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) released further guidance regarding Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) compliance by updating and expanding the Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI)...more

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European Council Officially Adopts New AML/CFT Package

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On May 30, 2024, following passage by the European Parliament in late April, the European Council officially adopted a set of rules that modernizes and harmonizes money laundering and terrorist financing (“AML/CFT”)...more

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Brazil, South Korea and Mexico: How INTERPOL is involved in the Rise of Cryptocurrency (Post 2 of 2)

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Our last post discussed the long-delayed emergence of cryptocurrency in cases wherein countries request INTERPOL’s assistance. Today’s post will discuss the specific instances of cryptocurrency cases....more

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