Foreign Financial Agency Law and Legal Definition

According to 31 CFR 103.11 [Title 31 -- Money and Finance: Treasury; Subtitle B -- Regulations Relating to Money and Finance; Chapter I -- Monetary Offices, Department of the Treasury; Part 103 -- Financial Recordkeeping and Reporting of Currency and Foreign Transactions; Subpart A – Definitions], foreign financial agency means “a person acting outside the United States for a person (except for a country, a monetary or financial authority acting as a monetary or financial authority, or an international financial institution of which the United States Government is a member) as a financial institution, bailee, depository trustee, or agent, or acting in a similar way related to money, credit, securities, gold, or a transaction in money, credit, securities, or gold.”