On January 1, 2021, Congress enacted the Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”) as part of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 and its annual National Defense Authorization Act. The new legislation requires certain entities to report information about their owners, management and the individuals who helped create the entities to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”). The information reported to FinCEN is intended to assist law enforcement in combating money laundering, tax fraud, terrorist financing, and other unlawful activities that occur through shell and front companies.

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  • Overview of the diligence process from start to finish
  • What to expect as a startup and how to prepare
  • Key areas of focus in venture capital due diligence
  • Financial diligence: what does it entail, and how to survive it


Ryan Valenza, Winstead PC
Daniel Bell-Garcia, Winstead PC
Ali Daubert, Baker Tilly
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