Launch of U.S. Beneficial Ownership Registry Caps Year of Wins On Key FACT Priorities

Major wins on corporate transparency and anti-money laundering policy, the dawning of a new era of multinational tax transparency, and expanding recognition of the role of U.S. financial secrecy in enabling environmental crimes all helped to define a landmark year of impact for the FACT Coalition and our allies.

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FACT Welcomes Release of Final Access Rule to Implement the Corporate Transparency Act

FACT welcomes the release by Treasury of the final rule necessary to begin reporting under the landmark Corporate Transparency Act. The upcoming launch of Treasury’s beneficial ownership database on January 1, 2024 represents the largest U.S. anti-money laundering victory in decades.

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Full Report: “Dirty Money and the Destruction of the Amazon: Uncovering the U.S. Role in Illicit Financial Flows from Environmental Crimes”

Click here to read the FACT Coalition’s latest report analyzing the ways in which U.S. financial secrecy helps abet and reward environmental criminals in the Amazon region.

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District Court Ruling Undermines U.S. Fight Against Dirty Money

March 4, 2024 | Press Releases & Statements

On March 1, a federal district judge in Alabama issued an opinion finding the landmark Corporate Transparency Act unconstitutional, potentially undermining a once-in-a-generation U.S. anti-money laundering and national security victory.

FACT Submits Comments on Australia’s Revised Public Country by Country Reporting Draft Legislation

March 4, 2024 | Comment Letters

While Australia’s revised public country-by-country reporting draft legislation walks back the original measure’s ambitious scope, it still represents a meaningful step forward for multinational tax transparency.

FACT, Allies Submit Statement to Congress Backing Critical Work of Nation’s Financial Crime Fighters

February 14, 2024 | Comment Letters

Read FACT’s official statement for the record highlighting the critical work of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, including its ongoing efforts to implement the Corporate Transparency Act and finalize strong rules curbing money laundering through U.S. real estate and private investment markets.

FACT Welcomes Draft Anti-Money Laundering Regulations for Investment Advisers 

February 13, 2024 | Press Releases & Statements

FACT welcomes Treasury’s release of draft regulations introducing common-sense anti-money laundering safeguards for the U.S. private investment industry. The draft rule builds upon a slew of recent moves by Treasury to protect U.S. markets from dirty money.