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Client Alert December 15, 2023

Politically Exposed Persons Should Preemptively Manage Risks from Change in Government in Argentina

  • The new administration of Javier Milei in Argentina marks a shift away from the political establishment, with his promises to purge the “political caste.”
  • Politically exposed persons may be at risk – new authorities around the world often engage in politically motivated investigations.
  • At-risk individuals and businesses should take proactive steps to protect their assets, liberty and reputation.

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Client Alert April 12, 2023

Politically Exposed Persons Should Preemptively Manage Risks from A Regime Change

  • The tumultuous power transfer in Brazil has sparked investigations into the new administration’s political opponents.
  • This is an example of a larger global trend where regime change may result in politically motivated investigations, threatening a politically exposed person’s liberty, reputation and assets.
  • Our team walks through proactive steps those at risk can take to protect themselves.

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Client Alert October 24, 2022

The Upcoming Brazil Election and Risks for Politically Exposed Persons

  • Brazil’s looming election could lead to a sharp shift in government and potentially, as part of a global trend, result in politically motivated investigations against rivals and their businesses.
  • These investigations can involve misconstrued allegations or undermined due process, and can threaten even overseas assets.
  • Our International Private Client team explains how politically exposed individuals can take proactive steps to protect their assets, liberty and reputation.

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Client Alert March 3, 2021

The Corporate Transparency Act: Is it Actually Helpful for Private Parties?

  • The U.S. Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), part of the recently-passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), has broken new ground by requiring beneficial owners of U.S. corporate entities to register with U.S. government authorities.
  • While the CTA appears to shut out private parties – such as creditors and victims of fraud – from accessing such information, there may be potential creative ways to work around this roadblock, bringing creditors one step closer to a substantial recovery of their assets.
  • Nevertheless, creative creditors and their counsel might be able to obtain this information through certain channels to cut off escape routes for debtors and fraudsters, and obtain more complete recoveries.

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