Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is the U.S. financial intelligence unit (FIU). During 2014, FinCEN conducted both bilateral and multilateral training and assistance with foreign counterpart FIUs and various agencies and departments. This included holding an orientation session for the FIU of Jordan and supporting an AML/CFT workshop in the United Arab Emirates, held for regional FIU partners. FinCEN also coordinated with regional partners and the Egmont Group of FIUs to hold two major courses on FIU strategic analysis. Within the Western Hemisphere course, participants came from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos. Within Asia, participants came from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, and the Philippines. FinCEN also supported various smaller meetings with representatives from various regions and countries throughout the year.