Thursday, December 31, 2020
Almost each year this blog has honored individuals and organizations for their work in the white collar crime arena by bestowing "The Collar" on those who deserve praise, scorn, acknowledgment, blessing, curse, or whatever else might be appropriate. With the appropriate fanfare, and without further ado, The Collar for 2020 is:
Happy New Year! See y'all next year.
Saturday, December 26, 2020
The Corporate Transparency Act is part of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This is important bi-partisan legislation that will provide transparency when companies and individuals are using shell corporations to "thwart law enforcement and hide their illicit activities." (See Rep. Carolyn B. Malony's webpage). A description of the Act can be found here. See Morris Pearl, Congress just passed the most important anti-corruption reform in decades, but hardly anyone knows about it , (Dec. 26, 2020).