Corporate Transparency Act: Q&A with Christopher P. Lauer

We sat down with Christopher P. Lauer, Attorney at Manley & Brautigam, P.C. to discuss the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), and how it will affect estate planning attorneys. Our conversation covered:

  • What the Corporate Transparency Act is, and why it exists
  • How CTA is going to work in practice, including reporting requirements
  • How CTA will affect trusts
  • Consequences of not reporting

Born and raised in Alaska, Chris is committed to helping clients navigate complex issues on matters ranging from simple wills to complex transactions and litigation. Before practicing law, Chris was an anti-money laundering analyst for a financial regulatory compliance consultancy in Ohio. Chris’s practice focuses on estate planning, corporate transactions, oil and gas litigation, and nonprofit organizations.