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Donald J. Carswell, Jr. Posts Blog About the Corporate Transparency Act and Who it Affects

Posted February 9, 2024 by Donald J. Carswell, Jr. (“DJ”) in Press, Dozier & Hamelburg News

In Donald Carswell’s most recent blog, he discusses the government’s new reporting requirement that is essential for all businesses to understand. Known as the Corporate Transparency Act, the law requires many businesses to disclose to the government information about their owners. The blog is here.

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In 2024, Companies Have to Share More Information with the Government

Posted February 9, 2024 by Donald J. Carswell, Jr. (“DJ”) in Articles & Publications, BizLaw 101 Blog

With the rise in financial crimes and money laundering and the increasingly problematic use of “shell companies” to commit these crimes and wrongdoings, the Government decided to take action.  In 2021, Congress passed legislation which included the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”), which requires certain business entities to file a Beneficial Owner Information Report (“BOI Report(s)”)

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Navigating Antitrust Laws: How Small Businesses Set Their Prices May Seem Harmless But Can Be Dangerous

Posted January 4, 2024 by Jamie Kent Hamelburg in Articles & Publications, BizLaw 101 Blog

To small business owners, antitrust laws may feel irrelevant and as though they only apply to industry giants. While headlines often highlight cases involving corporate juggernauts such as Amazon in its 2021 and 2022 price-fixing lawsuits or Google and Facebook, antitrust laws apply to businesses of any size. A Southeastern antitrust case from the early 1980s, for example, involved numerous small road construction contractors but is one of the most significant U.S. antitrust cases to date. This case is a stark reminder that antitrust laws have wide application. They apply to small enterprises, like corner coffee shops and neighborhood bookstores.  

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