- On March 14, 2007, the Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
(FinCEN) issued the attached final rule designating Banco Delta Asia SARL, Macau Special
Administrative Region, China, to be a financial institution of "primary money laundering
concern" under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act.
- The final rule includes a special measure that prohibits or imposes conditions upon the opening
or maintaining of correspondent or payable-through accounts in the U.S. for, or on behalf of,
Banco Delta Asia SARL.
- This prohibition extends to correspondent or payable- through accounts maintained for other
foreign banks when such accounts are used by the foreign bank to provide financial services to
Banco Delta Asia SARL indirectly.
- The final rule will be effective April 18, 2007.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer
Bank Secrecy Act
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Review Examiner Heather L. Basnett at
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