An article from ICIJ on 19 January identifies 7 major areas where experts say the recently enacted Act falls short that could pave the way for future political action – some Wall Street investment vehicles don’t have to report; big businesses are exempt, too; trusts could slip through the cracks; the new ownership registry will remain secret; registry access for state and local law enforcement is limited; art dealers don’t have to report suspicions of financial crime — for now; and the penalty for leaking ownership information is harsher than for not reporting it to the government in the first place.








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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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