• Posts by Kassidy A. Michel

    Kassidy Michel practices in the firm’s Real Estate Group where she advises clients on a wide variety of commercial real estate and business transactions, including the acquisition, sale, financing, development and leasing of ...

On July 8, 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 companies created or registered on or after January 1, 2024 that later wind up their affairs and cease to exist before their initial beneficial ownership information (“BOI”) report is due to FinCEN.

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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