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Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Department of the Treasury.
Request for comments.
As part of a continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, FinCEN invites comment on a renewal, without change, to information collection requirements finalized on March 19, 2007 (72 FR 12730, RIN 1506-AA83) imposing a special measure against Banco Delta Asia, including its subsidiaries Delta Asia Credit Limited and Delta Asia Insurance Limited, as a financial institution of primary money laundering concern. This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).
Written comments are welcome and must be received on or before August 5, 2013
Written comments should be submitted to: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, VA 22183, Attention: Comment Request; Imposition of Special Measure against Banco Delta Asia. Comments also may be submitted by electronic mail to the following Internet address: email@example.com, again with a caption, in the body of the text, “Attention: Comment Request; Imposition of Special Measure against Banco Delta Asia.”
Inspection of comments: Comments may be inspected, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., in the FinCEN reading room in Vienna, VA. Persons wishing to inspect the comments submitted must request an appointment with the Disclosure Officer by telephoning (703) 905-5034 (not a toll free call).
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Regulatory Policy and Programs Division at (800) 949-2732, Option 6.
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Abstract: The Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is the delegated administrator of the Bank Secrecy Act (“Act”). The Act authorizes the Director to issue regulations to require all financial institutions defined as such in the Act to maintain or file certain reports or records that have been determined to have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, or regulatory investigations or proceedings, or in the conduct of intelligence or counter-intelligence activities, including analysis, to protect against international terrorism.
The notice of final rulemaking implemented section 5318A of Title 31, United States Code, by adding § 1010.655 to 31 CFR Chapter X. In general, the regulations require covered financial institutions to establish, document, and maintain programs as an aid in protecting and securing the U.S. financial system.
Title: Imposition of Special Measure against Banco Delta Asia, including its subsidiaries Delta Asia Credit Limited and Delta Asia Insurance Limited, as a financial institution of primary money laundering concern.
Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) Control Number: 1506-0045.
Abstract: The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is issuing this notice to renew the control number for the imposition of a special measure against Banco Delta Asia, including its subsidiaries Delta Asia Credit Limited and Delta Asia Insurance Limited, as a financial institution of primary money laundering concern pursuant to the authority contained in 31 U.S.C. 5318A.
Current Action: Renewal without change for existing proposed regulations.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved information collection.
Affected Public: Businesses and certain not for-profit institutions.
Burden: Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.
Estimated Number of Responses: 5,000.
Estimated Number of Hours: 5,000.
An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Records required to be retained under the Act must be retained for five years. Generally, information collected pursuant to the Act is confidential but may be shared as provided by law with regulatory and law enforcement authorities.
Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information.
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Dated: May 31, 2013.
Jennifer Shasky Calvery,
Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.
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