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Congressional Hearings


Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs


Hearing Date: 4/26/05 - An Update on Money Services Businesses Under Bank Secrecy and USA PATRIOT Regulation.


Hearing Date: 9/28/04 - Policies to Enforce the Bank Secrecy Act and Prevent Money Laundering in Money Services Businesses and the Gaming Industry.

House Committee on Financial Services


Hearing Date: 5/17/2007 - Remittances: Access, Transparency, and Market Efficiency - A Progress Report

Hearing Date: 5/10/07 - Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation Hearing - Suspicious Activity and Currency Transaction Reports: Balancing Law Enforcement Utility and Regulatory Requirements


Hearing Date: 6/21/06 - "Bank Secrecy Act's Impact on Money Services Businesses."


Hearing Date: 9/22/05 - H.R. 3505, Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act of 2005
Hearing Date: 5/26/05 - "The First Line of Defense: The Role of Financial Institutions in Detecting Financial Crimes."
Hearing Date: 5/4/05 - "Starving Terrorists of Money: The Role of Middle Eastern Financial Institutions."


Hearing Date: 5/18/04 - "Improving Financial Oversight: A Private Sector View of Anti-Money Laundering Efforts"


Hearing Date: 10/01/03 - "Remittances: Reducing Costs, Increasing Competition, and Broadening Access to the Market."
Hearing Date: 6/26/03 - "Serving the Underserved: Initiatives to Broaden Access to the Financial Mainstream."