Challenges in managing BSA systems

By AML RightSource | September 1, 2020
In this episode of AML Conversations, Chuck Taylor, Executive Vice President and head of Financial Crimes Advisory and Tim White, Special Advisor from the AML RightSource staff discuss some of the challenges of managing BSA systems to ensure they are effective and meet your FI’s needs.

How to Interpret the New Joint Statement on Enforcement of BSA/AML Requirements

By John Byrne | August 24, 2020
You Better Think Twice[i]

Outline of an Effective AML/BSA Compliance Training Program

By AML RightSource | August 19, 2020
In this installment of AML Voices, John Byrne, Vice Chairman and Mike Schidell, Director of Training at AML RightSource discuss the outline of an effective BSA/AML compliance training program.

What does it take to be a BSA Officer?

By AML RightSource | August 18, 2020
In this episode of AML Conversations, AML RightSource Vice Chairman John Byrne sits down with Megan Hodge, Executive Compliance Director, BSA/AML Officer at Ally Bank. John and Megan discuss the attributes of a BSA Officer, including the desired skills, effective background and experience and how organizations can nurture internal staff to prepare for these positions.

Independent Testing – Getting this Five Pillars Requirement Right

By Lexi Teodosio | August 14, 2020
The reputation of a financial institution (FI) relies heavily on the conceptual soundness of its BSA/AML compliance program. Furthermore, the integrity of a FI’s compliance department depends on its ability to identify gaps and deficiencies in its compliance program. A functional way to identify gaps and deficiencies in a BSA/AML compliance program is through independent testing (one of the five pillars of an effective BSA/AML compliance program[i]).

What are the Cybercriminals Up to Now?

By Elliot Berman | August 11, 2020
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN[1]) has issued an advisory[2], providing guidance and red flags for cybercrime and cyber-enabled crime occurring during the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisory is intended to, “aid financial institutions in detecting, preventing, and reporting potential COVID-19-related criminal activity.” As you know, there have been numerous alerts issued by various government agencies about crimes and frauds being perpetrated during the pandemic. Links to many of them are available on our COVID-19 resources page - feel free to disseminate them throughout your institution or firm.

How BSA/AML Training Helps Support a Culture of Compliance

By AML RightSource | August 5, 2020
In this installment of AML Voices, John Byrne, Vice Chairman and Mike Schidell, Director of Training at AML RightSource discuss how training helps develop and support a culture of compliance in a financial services company.

How Helpful is the Latest FinCEN Guidance on Customer Due Diligence?

By Elliot Berman | August 4, 2020
FinCEN has issued additional guidance about the responsibility of financial services companies (FIs)[1] relating to customer due diligence (CDD). The guidance takes the form of responses to three frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the requirements of CDD Rule.[2] The FAQs focus on “obtaining customer information, establishing a customer risk profile, and performing ongoing monitoring of the customer relationship.” Let’s look at the details of the guidance and see how this may impact FIs...

How to Get to Residual Risk

By AML RightSource | July 31, 2020
In this installment of AML Voices, Chuck Taylor, head of Financial Crimes Advisory and Tim White, Director of Sanctions at AML RightSource are joined by Chris Bagnall from Fifth Third Bank, to discuss how to identify residual risk when preparing an OFAC risk assessment.

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