Money Laundering and Lawyers’ Obligations After the Panama Papers

Event: Has the Legal Profession Lost its Moral Compass? The Panama Papers, Lawyers’ Professional Ethics and Due Diligence Obligations As Co-Chair of the Middle East Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law, MassPoint's Hdeel Abdelhady organized and will moderate a program on lawyers' obligations to detect and report illicit client activity, in particular Read More ...

Panama Papers Renew Relevance of Proposed U.S. Beneficial Ownership Regulation

April 6, 2016 The release of the Panama Papers has revived the relevance of a proposed U.S. rule that would require banks and certain other “financial institutions” to identify natural persons who beneficially own or control companies, LLCs, general partnerships, and other legal entities formed in the United States or abroad (the “Proposed Beneficial Ownership Rule”). Issued in Read More ...