FinCEN Ruling on Identifiers in Beneficial Ownership Reporting

Earlier this week on November 7, 2023, FinCEN issued a Final Rule on the use of FinCEN identifiers in Beneficial Ownership information reporting after commenters raised concerns that the previously proposed language could actually obscure the identities of beneficial owners. The Final Rule provides clear criteria on the use and reporting of an entity’s FinCEN identifier. What is a FinCEN identifier? A “FinCEN identifier” is a unique identifying number that FinCEN will issue to an […]