House Financial Services Committee Chair Patrick McHenry and a Republican colleague submitted a comment letter criticizing FinCEN's recently proposed beneficial ownership rule.
FinCEN proposed new regulations on access and safeguards to beneficial ownership information under the Corporate Transparency Act.
In response to a Treasury request for comment on the use of digital assets in illicit finance activities, SIFMA asserted that traditional financial institutions are well-prepared to manage the risk of digital assets being employed for improper purposes.
Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian E. Nelson (i) reviewed the Department's efforts to target Russia's "war machine " and (ii) identified risks present in countering illicit finance.
FinCEN, the Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC, the National Credit Union Administration and the OCC issued new guidance on suspicious activity reporting for covered financial institutions.