Domestic and International Reporting Compliance
Posted by William Byrnes on November 26, 2010
This week’s blogticles discussed compliance reporting generally regarding foreign transactions and activities. Today, we will continue to explore some of the common reporting requirements that are filed based on domestic and international activity.
Congress has enacted legislation to the affect that the Secretary of the Treasury requires financial institutions to report any suspicious transaction relevant to “a possible violation of law or regulation.”  The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) maintains theses “reports in a central database and makes the information available electronically to state and federal law enforcement and regulatory agencies to assist in combating financial crime.” 
Currency Transaction Reports
Under Federal Statute the Department of the Treasury requires “banks, securities broker-dealers, money services businesses, casinos, and other financial institutions”, to file a “report for each transaction involving the payment, receipt, or transfer of U.S. coins or currency (or other monetary instruments as Treasury may prescribe)” in excess of $10,000. 
Report of International Transportation of Currency or Monetary Instruments
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