FinCEN’s AML and Terrorist Financing Priorities: An Introduction

In 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued its first set of anti-money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing priorities. In 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued its first set of anti-money laundering...

Money laundering, terrorist financing, evading taxes, bribery, corruption, abuse of human rights and even modern-day slavery differ in their nature, but they have some things in common: They destroy people’s lives, undermine the common values in our societies and they are facilitated by a lack...