What happens with a CLEO Notification?

The new requirements under ATF-41F changes the old CLEO certification to a CLEO notification, and extends this to trusts and other entities. So what will happen with that notification? In theory, the CLEO will be under no requirement to investigate the trust or “responsible person.” But they¬†can alert the ATF to a legal prohibition against Read More …

Executive Action and Your Gun Trust

There has been a lot of talk at the office about what the release of the final rule in ATF-41P means for current Trusts. Between the confusion, half truths, and rumors we’ve heard it all. After reviewing the entire finale rule (including comment responses) there are a few things worth sharing. Trusts are Here to Read More …

ATF 41-P Extended for a Month

For those of you who have followed the ATF 41-P proposed rule you know that the ATF is considering requiring additional paperwork and documentation supporting Form 4 and Form 1 applications for entity submittals. Specifically, all “responsible persons” will be required to submit fingerprint cards, pictures, and a chief law enforcement officer (CLEO) sign off. Read More …