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Federal Register Highlights - 7/1/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 1, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: This rule proposes to update and make revisions to the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) prospective payment system (PPS) for calendar year (CY) 2016. 766 more words

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Recent Actions Confirm FinCEN’s Aggressive Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement Agenda

July 2015

Matthew D. Lee

Financier Worldwide Magazine

Blank Rome Partner Matthew D. Lee recently authored an article for the July 2015 edition of Financier Worldwide Magazine… 170 more words

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I am writing from Lexington, Massachusetts, having driven 1,025 miles since leaving Wheaton yesterday morning.  I am en route to a teaching conference at Yale, and my incredibly supportive wife encouraged me to lengthen the trip a bit in order to do a little historical sight-seeing.   985 more words

'Never seen a surlier reception': Treasury Sec. Jack Lew booed off stage at Jerusalem Post Conference

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew got an overwhelmingly negative response when speaking at the Jerusalem Post Conference in New York City. He was apparently booed off the stage. 303 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 6/2/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for June 2, 2015:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Long Beach Bridge, across Reynolds Channel, mile 4.7, at Nassau, New York. 520 more words

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FinCEN Announces First Civil Enforcement Action Against Virtual Currency Exchanger

Continuing its aggressive anti-money laundering enforcement agenda, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced yesterday that it had commenced the first-ever civil enforcement action against a virtual currency exchanger.  960 more words

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Latest GTO Reflects FinCEN’s Aggressive Approach to Anti-Money Laundering

On April 21, 2015, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued a geographic targeting order, an anti-money laundering device focused on trade-based money laundering schemes used by drug cartels, including Sinaloa and Los Zetas, to launder illicit proceeds through businesses in South Florida.[1] FinCEN stated that the GTO, the third such order issued publicly by the anti-money laundering agency since August 2014, was served on about 700 electronics exporters in and around Miami. 1,725 more words

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