Financial Institution Letters
|Bank Secrecy Act
Spanish Translation of the 2010 Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Examination Manual
February 23, 2011
FIL-12-2011 - PDF (PDF Help)
|| The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Examination Manual (Manual) has been translated into Spanish and is available to the public.
The FDIC, in conjunction with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, is making a Spanish translation of the 2010 FFIEC BSA/AML Examination Manual available to the public. This translation can be found at http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/examinations/bsa/indexsp.html.
The FFIEC released the 2010 update of the Manual on April 29, 2010. Revisions since the 2007 update are noted in the table of contents and comprise significant revisions including:
- A new section titled "Bulk Shipments of Currency";
- Substantial revisions to the section on Enterprise-Wide BSA/AML Compliance programs, which is now titled "BSA/AML Compliance Program Structures"; and
- Enhancements to the "Suspicious Activity Reporting" section addressing identification, research, and reporting of suspicious activity.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer
Bank Secrecy Act
Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Sean Smith at
SASFIL@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3673
FDIC Financial Institution Letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2011/index.html.
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