FinCEN Issues Advisory on the Financial Action Task Force-Identified Jurisdictions with Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Deficiencies November 6 2020
November 06, 2020 / Source: FinCEN
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued an advisory to financial institutions regarding the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) October 23 updated list of jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies in their regimes to counter money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing. These changes may affect U.S. financial institutions’ obligations and risk-based approaches regarding relevant jurisdictions. The advisory also reminds financial institutions of the status and obligations involving these jurisdictions.