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Electronic Management of SAR Files

What types of systems do banks use to electronically manage SAR files?

According to the "Bank Secrecy Act Anti-Money Laundering Examination Manual" published by the FFIEC, "banks must retain copies of SARs and supporting documentation for five years Some banks utilize shared network folders, which may offer minimal control for maintaining privacy. Banks looking for additional layers of control should consider an integrated document management system that offers user-level account permission management.

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First published on 06/24/2018

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