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FinCEN SAR Proposal

On February 2nd the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a notice regarding a proposed rule to change data fields on the Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) form.  FinCEN is updating and revising over a dozen fields on the electronic SAR form.  None of the changes amounts to new requirements for SAR filings.

Comments on the proposed rule are due April 3, 2017.

Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Update and Revision of the FinCEN Suspicious Activity Reports Electronic Data Fields

  • 218-790-1086

John Zasada is a principal with CLA and leads the firm’s financial institution regulatory compliance practice. He assists financial institutions nationwide in establishing regulatory compliance programs, conducting compliance testing, training staff on regulations, and performing website compliance assessments. In addition, John is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and state associations. Prior to joining CLA, he served as managing director at a top-10 accounting firm and as the compliance officer of a large financial institution, where he developed and implemented its first regulatory compliance program.

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