A Deeper Dive Into The Corporate Transparency Act
There have already been many webinars discussing the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) so this webinar will build on that foundation and take a more detailed “deeper dive” into what everyone (practitioners, Reporting Companies, Beneficial Owners, trustees, etc.) might consider in dealing with the CTA.
Mr. Blattmachr is a Principal in ILS Management, LLC and a retired member of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York, NY and of the Alaska, California and New York Bars. He is recognized as one of the most creative trusts and estates lawyers in the country and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. He has written and lectured extensively on estate and trust taxation and charitable giving.
Chris Lauer is an associate attorney at Manley & Brautigam P.C. in Anchorage, Alaska. His practice centers on wills, trusts, and estate planning; wealth protection; tax planning; and forming business organizations. Chris graduated summa cum laude from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was a Hugo Grotius Fellow. In addition to serving as an executive editor of the Case Western Reserve Law Review, Chris worked as an extern to the Honorable Karen Nelson Moore on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Before law school, Chris worked as a consultant focused on anti-money laundering compliance in the banking industry. Through his work with financial institutions, Chris has first-hand experience with the ways banks attempt—and often struggle—to implement seemingly straightforward anti-money laundering programs. He has presented extensively on the Corporate Transparency Act and has written critically about the policy design and negative externalities of state and federal anti-money laundering requirements.
Abigail O’Connor is a trust and estates attorney in private practice in Anchorage, Alaska. Her practice focuses on estate planning and trust administration. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Vice President of the Alaska Trust and Estate Professionals, Member of the Executive Board of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Alaska Bar Association, and Past President of the Anchorage Estate Planning Council.
Martin M. Shenkman is an attorney in private practice in Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City. His practice concentrates on estate and tax planning, planning for closely held business, and estate administration. Mr. Shenkman is an author of over 42 books and more than 1,000 articles. He is an editorial board member of Trusts & Estates Magazine and the Matrimonial Strategist, and an advisor for InterActive Legal. He is the recipient of many awards including being a 2013 recipient of the prestigious Accredited Estate Planners (Distinguished) award from the National Association of Estate Planning Counsels. Mr. Shenkman was named Financial Planning Magazine 2012 Pro-Bono Financial Planner of the Year for his efforts on behalf of those living with chronic illness and disability. Investment Adviser Magazine featured him on the cover of its April 2013 issue naming as the lead of their “all-star lineup of tax experts.”