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FinCEN Issues Final Rule for Beneficial Ownership Reporting to Support Law Enforcement Efforts, Counter Illicit Finance, and Increase Transparency

On September 29, 2022, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a final rule (Final Rule) implementing Section 6403 of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) (which was initially enacted on January 1, 2021 as part of the Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021) that requires…

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Indiana Senate Bill Would Replace LIBOR When Necessary

Trillions of dollars are tied up in lending contracts that rely on the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) as their benchmark rate. On June 30, 2023, LIBOR will no longer be published in any capacity.1 Many LIBOR-based contracts contain inadequate provisions, or none at all, to deal with the…

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Indiana Supreme Court Curtails Attempted Expansion of Exceptions to General Rule Regarding Successor Liability in Corporate Transactions

The Indiana Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in New Nello Operating Co., LLC v. CompressAir that clarifies the elements to be met when establishing that a buyer of a business will be liable as the successor to the obligations of the target.  Now, to fall under either of two exceptions to the…

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