Write It Right: Drafting and Crafting Tailored SAR Narratives

  • When: September 23, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: All

When done correctly, the SAR narrative is a major source of knowledge for law enforcement agencies. But achieving the right balance between useful information and unnecessary details, between linear chronologies and rambling storylines, can be tough to achieve. In this webinar, veteran AML specialists will draw upon their professional experience and guidance from FinCEN to walk attendees through the steps that produce SARs that shine.

Learning Objectives

  • Collecting and organizing information on suspicious activities such as suspected shell entity uses to address the five essential information elements of who, what, when, where and why
  • Outlining SARs to create an introductory narrative offering details such as a red flags summary, a main body with facts including accounts and actors involved, and a conclusion offering follow-up help
  • Drafting SAR based on four C’s of clear, concise, chronological and complete, securing documentation and developing protocols for handling subsequent law enforcement inquiries

Who Should Attend?

  • BSA/AML Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Regulatory Authorities
  • Legal Advisors


  • North America
  • Caribbean
  • Banking
  • Casinos
  • MSBs
  • Securities


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