Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Financial-Bank Secrecy


Category-Subcategory: Financial-Bank Secrecy
Category Description:

Related to the duties, transactions, or otherwise falling under the purview of financial institutions or United States Government fiscal functions. Uses may include, but are not limited to, customer information held by a financial institution.

Subcategory Description: Information that is provided to the government pursuant to the Bank Secrecy Act, including but not limited to, suspicious activity reports (SAR), currency transaction reports (CTR), reports of international transportation of currency or monetary instruments (CMIR), reports of cash payment over $10,000 received in trade or business, and reports of foreign bank and financial accounts (FBAR).
Marking: FSEC



Notes for Safeguarding, Dissemination and Sanction Authorities:

  • CUI Specified authorities include specific handling practices that differ from general CUI requirements. For Specified authorities, reference individual Safeguarding/Dissemination control citations for distinct requirements
  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.

Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
31 USC 5318(g)(2)(A)(ii) Specified 31 USC 5321 Civil Penalties
31 USC 5322 Criminal Penalties
31 USC 5318(f)



Authority links are updated based on regular re-publication of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations, and the CUI Registry maintenance schedule.