The FACT Coalition applauds the Australian Treasury for today’s budget proposal to enact strong public country-by-country reporting (PCbCR) requirements for certain large multinational enterprises, including entities headquartered in foreign jurisdictions.
On October 6, following the release of the first final rule to implement the landmark Corporate Transparency Act, the FACT Coalition hosted a private civil society roundtable conversation with senior Treasury Department officials to discuss progress in improving and strengthening U.S. anti-money laundering and anti-corruption safeguards.
The Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition today commended the introduction by Senators Whitehouse (D-RI) and Wicker (R-MS) of the Establishing New Authorities for Businesses Laundering and Enabling Risks to Security (ENABLERS) Act as an amendment to the Senate National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Today, Congress passed a continuing resolution to fund the U.S. government through December 16, which now awaits President Biden’s signature. While the measure will ensure that agencies can continue operations at existing budgetary levels, the resolution puts off approving the increased funding for key offices in the U.S. Treasury Department contemplated in both chambers’ appropriations bills for fiscal year 2023.
Today, the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition welcomes the Treasury Department’s release of the first final rule to implement the landmark Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), and urges the Treasury Department to accelerate the remaining rulemaking processes as necessary to fully implement this ground-breaking anti-money laundering reform.
Today, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and Andrew Adams, Director of the Task Force KleptoCapture at the Department of Justice, testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on steps the Administration is taking in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.