• Posts by M. Hunter Hardy

    Hunter Hardy is a member of the firm's Business Representation & Transactions Group. Hunter focuses his practice on complex corporate and transactional matters. His areas of focus include corporate formations, mergers and ...

On April 18, 2024, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) issued additional FAQs relating to the Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”). More specifically, FinCEN provided helpful guidance pertaining to the reporting requirements of homeowners associations (“HOAs”) and reporting companies that have ownership interest held in trusts.

On March 1, 2024, a Federal District Court in Alabama held that the Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”) is unconstitutional.[1] The Court reasoned that the plaintiffs were entitled to summary judgment because the CTA “exceeds the Constitution’s limits on Congress’ power.” As the Court ruled Congress exceeded its enumerated powers, the Court found it unnecessary to render a decision on the plaintiffs’ other arguments, specifically, whether or not the CTA violates the First, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments.


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