December 3, 2019

To our clients and friends:

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, in consultation with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, issued a joint statement today clarifying the legal status of hemp and the relevant Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) requirements applicable when providing financial services to these customers (the “Joint Statement”).

Our Alert, which summarizes the key provisions of the Joint Statement, is available here.

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