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The April 2013 issue of the FTI Journal featured a presentation that Venable partner Kevin Shepherd gave at the Harvard Club in New York City in December. FTI Consulting, a multidisciplinary global business advisory firm, assembled a panel of experienced industry authorities on the topic of corporate anonymity.

Kevin’s co-panelists included Sharon Levin, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Chief of the Asset Forfeiture Unit, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York. Sharon was the lead prosecutor in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme case. The panelists discussed the pros and cons of corporate anonymity and possible legislative and regulatory challenges in increasing transparency in entity formation practices.