Find details about Botswana's commitments to and implementation of beneficial ownership transparency reforms

Records last updated: 04 April 2024

Contact person: Karabo Rajuili

Current ongoing work

We have provided support to the Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) to help review their companies' legislation, including the Companies Act and associated Regulations and we will be providing support on reviewing their beneficial ownership guidelines. We are exploring opportunities for providing further support to the CIPA and other stakeholders including the Financial Intelligence Agency, the Master of the High Court, and the Ethics and Integrity Directorate.

Committed to one or more

  • Live register
    Following the launch of one or more beneficial ownership registers, a country is labelled as Live register.
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Commitment details

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  • Botswana has made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency as part of amendments to the companies law, taking effect on 3 June 2019 [19 February 2019] link to commitment