Worlwide, remittance flows are expected to increase to US$615 billion during 2014. Although the United States is among the biggest destination countries for international remittances, U.S. regulators have only indirectly addressed this issue. The Dodd-Frank Act significantly changes this situation by maintaining direct regulation of the industry for the first time. Section 1073 of the Act amends the current Electronic Fun Transfer Act. Compliance will require time, effort, and in many cases a range of new measures for banks and related financial institutions.