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Compliance Action, Volume 23, Number 4

June 22, 2018

*** From the Editor: Articles uploaded ***

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- Patti Joyner Blenden, Editor

New Beneficial Ownership Rule Briefing (3 Action Steps)

by David McCrae and Patti Joyner Blenden

Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) compliance remains a priority on every single banking regulator’s agenda. Our goal is to provide you with a concise, useful compliance update for your directors, executive team and business line managers.

Beneficial Ownership Rule Quick Reference Guide

by Patti Joyner Blenden

FinCEN’s beneficial ownership rule (the Rule) requires financial institutions identify and verify important information about all legal entity customers and the individuals who control the entity’s operations and own significant portions (25% or more) of the equity of the organization each time a new account is established. This quick reference guide will help.

Action Training
Beneficial Ownership Rule Examples

by Patti Joyner Blenden

Beneficial ownership is broken into two categories: ownership and control. We psupply a few examples that may provide additional clarity in applying the regulations

Action Training
CDD Beneficial Ownership Triggering Events (Chart)

by Patti Joyner Blenden

FinCEN’s Customer Due Diligence (CDD) regulations mandate that beneficial ownership and the entity’s control person must be identified each time the legal entity customer experiences a triggering event. This chart will help you with some examples of whether a customer interaction is a beneficial ownership trigger.

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In the Editor's Opinion
What are We Accomplishing?

by Patti Blenden

I am a staunch supporter of Bank Secrecy Act and the positive impact our compliance can have in helping protect our communities, but I have am concerned about the placement of responsibilities and the effectiveness of the latest regulations.

Compliance Notes

Compliance Q & A

Account Renewals and the Beneficial Ownership Rule

One of the most controversial pieces of the new Beneficial Ownership Rule (the Rule) is the treatment of accounts that are renewed. FinCEN has made some clarifications.

Compliance Online
FFIEC CDD Exam Procedures

Patti Joyner Blenden
Board of Advisors:
John S. Byrne, Esq.
Cliff E. Cook
David Dickinson
Julia A. Gliha, MBA
Michael D. Maher
Carl G. Pry
Susan A. Rich
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Andy Zavoina

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