FinCEN Acting Director Him Das highlighted new threats, new innovation and public-private partnerships in the transformation of the AML/Counter-Terrorist Financing ("AML/CFT") regulatory regime.

In an address before the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association, Mr. Das focused on how the AML/CFT regulatory regime must account for new threats, such as ransomware, and new innovations, such as digital assets. He praised the success of regulatory "sandboxes" and promoted greater public-private partnerships "to modernize and enforce this regime." Mr. Das said that he wants to transform the AML/CFT regime from post-9/11 to post-pandemic with a focus on artificial intelligence and digital assets.

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  1. FinCEN: Prepared Remarks of FinCEN Acting Director Him Das, Delivered Virtually at the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association FinCEN Conference

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