WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a final rule today that extends the deadline for certain reporting companies to file their initial beneficial ownership information (BOI) reports with FinCEN.

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) joins twelve financial intelligence units (FIUs) in issuing a public statement today, recognizing the formation of a task force of like-minded FIUs who aim to strengthen efforts to disrupt international financial flows to Hamas and other terrorist organizations.

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) took unprecedented action to hold Binance Holdings Ltd. and several affiliates (collectively, Binance) accountable for willful violations of the Bank Secrecy Act and its implementing regulations. FinCEN’s consent order assesses a civil money penalty of $3.4 billion, imposes a multi-faceted five-year monitorship overseen by FinCEN, and requires significant compliance undertakings, including undertakings to ensure Binance’s complete exit from the United States.