Société Générale’s US Financial Crime Compliance (“FCC”) Department is responsible for ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering (“AML”), Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC and sanctions regulations for the operations of SG in the U.S. The Department performs, among other responsibilities, AML transaction monitoring and SAR filing, OFAC screening and reporting, as well as advisory and control functions across SGUS bank and broker dealer businesses. The Department is also responsible for the management of the tools used for sanctions screening and AML transaction monitoring.
The Sanctions Compliance Investigations Team is responsible for reviewing and investigating all potential violations of OFAC, E.U. and other sanctions program processed through or otherwise involving SGUS. This includes reviewing alerts on transactions and static data for matches to the OFAC, E.U. and any other applicable lists, reviewing and approving OFAC-licensed transactions, investigating potential matches, reporting blocked property or rejected transactions to OFAC, investigating and drafting Voluntary Self-Disclosures to OFAC, training business lines and SGUS Employees on OFAC/Sanctions issues, liaising with relevant business lines on alerts and sanctions incidents, and coordinating with the Head Office/Group Sanctions Compliance on global investigations, as appropriate.