The Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act


The BSA, the USA PATRIOT Act and Your Compliance Program

This webinar provides a comprehensive US-centric overview of how laws are enacted; the differences between laws and regulations; the process for publishing new or amended regulations; and how laws and regulations are codified.   Appreciating the role of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and financial regulators Our expert, Laurie Kelly (CAMS) will also provide a summary and refresher of how FinCEN enforces U.S. AML/CTF regulations to set the stage for understanding the evolution of the BSA since its inception.   Download the slides from the webinar  

From Then to Now

  Laurie will discuss the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), from its origin in 1970 to its status today. She will briefly describe what types of entities are subject to the BSA, and how the BSA has been amended by a number of laws over the years. For further information on compliance legislation, view our timeline of key BSA/AML regulations.   Laurie will also do a deep dive on one of the most significant laws amending both the BSA and the USA PATRIOT Act. She will delve into the history of this historic legislation and the significant impacts it continues to have on financial institutions.

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