NASD Notice to Members 96-67 - October 1996

Bank Secrecy Act Recordkeeping Rule for Funds Transfers and Transmittals of Funds

Executive Summary

The Department of the Treasury's (Treasury) amendments to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), which facilitate tracing funds through the funds-transmittal process, became effective May 28, 1996. For transmittals of funds of $3,000 or more, broker/ dealers are required to obtain and keep certain specified information concerning the transmitter and the recipient of those funds. In addition, broker/dealers must include this information on the actual transmittal order.

 

Questions regarding this Notice may be directed to Samuel Luque, Jr., Associate Director, Compliance, NASD Regulation, at (202) 728-8472 or Susan DeMando, District Coordinator, Compliance, NASD Regulation, at (202) 728-8411.