CARSON CITY — Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said Monday that a Las Vegas-based resident agent connected to the Panama Papers data leak has resigned.
The agent worked for M.F. Corporate Services, a subsidiary of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca where a data breach revealed the firm’s efforts to hide the assets of an international list of clients.
The Nevada firm was also assessed a $10,000 civil penalty, the maximum, for failing to follow Nevada law.
“The office of secretary of state is committed to ensuring that businesses and registered agents properly maintain records in accordance with Nevada law,” Cegavske said. “I plan to organize a working committee to further review laws relating to business registration, registered agent requirements and the maintenance of related records.”
The secretary of state’s office on Monday received an expedited service request for the filing of a resignation of registered agent for the 1,025 entities listed