New Director at FinCEN
The U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced Andrea Gacki as the new director on July 13, 2023. FinCEN is the part of the U.S. Treasury Department which has responsibility (among other things) for the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) - the U.S. version of a beneficial ownership registry.
FinCEN Press Release Andrea Gacki presently serves as the Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the U.S. Treasury Department. Click to read the full press release.
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