The Anti-Money Laundering Act would end the abuse of anonymous companies and has the support of the business community, national security experts, and law enforcement.
ILLICIT CASH Act Opens Viable Pathway to Senate Passage
Statement by Gary Kalman, Executive Director of the FACT Coalition
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators on a key Senate committee introduced legislation Thursday to update federal anti-money laundering laws and end the incorporation of anonymous companies in the U.S.
The Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition (FACT Coalition) sent a letter to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary in support of the Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2019. The full letter can be read below or downloaded here.
On June 11th, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) wrote a letter to Patrick McHenry and Maxine Waters of the House Financial Services Committee in order to express support for the Corporate Transparency Act.
On Tuesday April 2, FACT’s Executive Director joined a panel discussion hosted by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University. The panel discussed the expansion of anti-corruption enforcement in the U.S., as well as the challenges of researching oligarchs and recent developments in anti-corruption work.
Move Comes as Lawmakers Consider Dropping Important Anti-Money Laundering Section from Legislation
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Delaware’s top government official overseeing company formation in the state endorsed a bipartisan federal proposal to require companies to disclose their true owners at the time of formation in new a new letter to Congress.