Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group; Solicitation of Application for Membership
Document Number: 2014-29846
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-24
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN is inviting the public to nominate financial institutions and trade groups for membership on the Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group. New members will be selected for three-year membership terms.
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network; Withdrawal of the Proposed Rule Against PJSC Trustbank, Formerly Known as Infobank
Document Number: 2014-29339
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-15
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
This document withdraws FinCEN's August 24, 2004 proposed rule proposing imposition of the fifth special measure against PJSC Trustbank, formerly known as Infobank (``Trustbank''), as a financial institution of primary money laundering concern, pursuant to the authority contained in the Bank Secrecy Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of Bank Secrecy Act Suspicious Activity and Currency Transaction Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2014-22225
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), invites all interested parties to comment on its proposed renewal without change of the Bank Secrecy Act (``BSA'') Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements for certain financial institutions, i.e., depository institutions, casinos and card clubs, and insurance companies. This notice also proposes to renew without change the Currency Transaction Reporting requirement for certain financial institutions, i.e., depository institutions, money services businesses, brokers or dealers in securities, mutual funds, futures commission merchants and introducing brokers in commodities, and casinos and card clubs. FinCEN intends to submit these requirements for approval by the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') of a three- year extension of Control Numbers 1506-0001, 1506-0004, 1506-0005, 1506-0006, and 1506-0029. This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of the FinCEN Suspicious Activity Reports Electronic Data Fields
Document Number: 2014-18859
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-11
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN invites all interested parties to comment on its proposed renewal without change to the collection of information filings by financial institutions required to file such reports under the Bank Secrecy Act (``BSA''). This notice does not propose any new regulatory requirements or changes to the requirements related to suspicious activity reporting. The data fields reflect the filing requirement for all filers of SARs under the BSA. This request for comments covers 31 CFR 1020.320, 1021.320, 1022.320, 1023.320, 1024.320, 1025.320, 1026.320, and 1029.320. This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).
Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions
Document Number: 2014-18036
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-08-04
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), after consulting with staff from various federal supervisory authorities, is proposing rules under the Bank Secrecy Act to clarify and strengthen customer due diligence requirements for: Banks; brokers or dealers in securities; mutual funds; and futures commission merchants and introducing brokers in commodities. The proposed rules would contain explicit customer due diligence requirements and would include a new regulatory requirement to identify beneficial owners of legal entity customers, subject to certain exemptions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Requested; Renewal Without Change to the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 (“CISADA”) Reporting Requirements Under Section 104(e)
Document Number: 2014-16624
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-15
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), invites all interested parties to comment on the Bank Secrecy Act (``BSA'') regulations implemented pursuant to section 104(e) of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 (``CISADA'') and consistent with its statutory mission under 31 U.S.C. 310. FinCEN is proposing to renew this information collection without change. The rule requires a U.S. bank that maintains a correspondent account for a foreign bank to inquire of the foreign bank, and report to FinCEN, certain information with respect to transactions or other financial services provided by that foreign bank. Under the rule, U.S. banks are required to report this information to FinCEN upon receiving a specific written request from FinCEN.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of Bank Secrecy Act Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-12502
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), invites all interested parties to comment on its proposed renewal without change of the Bank Secrecy Act (``BSA'') recordkeeping requirements addressed in this notice. FinCEN intends to submit these requirements for approval by the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') of a three-year extension of Control Numbers 1506-0050 through 1506-0059. This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). In addition, FinCEN is seeking comment on 31 CFR 1010.430, (a provision in FinCEN's regulations which establishes a general five-year recordkeeping) the nature of records and retention period, and which is not subject to the PRA because there is no information collection associated with it.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change to Correspondent Accounts for Foreign Shell Banks; Recordkeeping and Termination of Correspondent Accounts.
Document Number: 2014-12450
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), invites all interested parties to comment on its proposed renewal without change to the collection of information in 31 CFR 1010.630 concerning the prohibition on correspondent accounts for foreign shell banks, including recordkeeping and termination of correspondent account provisions. This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of the FinCEN Form 8300
Document Number: 2014-09032
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-22
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), invites all interested parties to comment on its proposed renewal without change to the collection of information through Form 8300, Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business. This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; System of Records Notice
Document Number: 2014-08254
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-14
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (``FinCEN''), Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), gives notice of proposed alterations to three existing systems of records entitled ``Treasury/FinCEN .001FinCEN Investigations and Examinations System (the ``Investigations and Examinations System''),'' ``Treasury/FinCEN .002Suspicious Activity Report System (the ``SAR System''),'' and ``Treasury/FinCEN .003Bank Secrecy Act Reports System (the ``BSA System'').'' The systems of records were last published in their entirety on October 1, 2012, at 77 FR 60016, 77 FR 60017, and 77 FR 60020, respectively.
Renewal Without Change to the Bank Secrecy Act Designation of Exempt Person Report; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-05965
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), invites all interested parties to comment on its proposed renewal without change to the collection of information through its ``Designation of Exempt Person'' (``DoEP'') report used by banks and other depository institutions to designate eligible customers as exempt from the requirement to report transactions in currency over $10,000. This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).
Anti-Money Laundering Program and Suspicious Activity Report Filing Requirements for Housing Government Sponsored Enterprises
Document Number: 2014-04125
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN, a bureau of the Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), is issuing this Final Rule defining certain housing government sponsored enterprises as financial institutions for the purpose of requiring them to establish anti-money laundering programs and report suspicious activities pursuant to the Bank Secrecy Act. The requirements to establish anti-money laundering programs and report suspicious activities are intended to help prevent fraud and other financial crimes.
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2014-02348
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-05
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite comment on a proposed renewal, without change, to the generic clearance for the collection of qualitative feedback on agency service delivery. This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).