2. With the amendments to Prevention of Money Laundering (PML) Rules, notified by the Government of India vide Notification No. 12 of 2013 dated August 27, 2013 and in terms of amended Rule 3, every reporting entity is required to maintain the record of all transactions including the record of all cross border wire transfers of more than Rs. 5 lakh or its equivalent in foreign currency, where either the origin or destination of the fund is in India. FIU-IND has advised that the information of all such transactions may be furnished to Director, FIU-IND by 15th of the succeeding month.
3. In this regard, it is advised that the ‘Transaction Based Reporting Format’ (TRF) already developed by FIU-IND and being used for reporting Cash Transaction Reports (CTRs), Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs) and Non-Profit Organizations Transaction Reports (NTRs) may be used for reporting the Cross Border Wire Transfers. The information may be furnished electronically in the FINnet module developed by FIU-IND. All RRBs and StCBs/CCBs are accordingly advised to take action as required by FIU-IND and ensure that reports are submitted in time as per the schedule.
4. The format along with sample data filled in as an illustration is available in the ‘Downloads’ section of the FIU-IND website (http://fiuindia.gov.in).
5. The Compliance Officer / Principal Officer may acknowledge receipt of this circular to our Regional Office concerned.