Find details about Iceland's beneficial ownership transparency reforms

Records last updated: 12 June 2024

Committed to one or more

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

Implemented one or more

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Implementation details

Register of Enterprises

Register of Enterprises
Register launched
Threshold used to determine beneficial ownership
Structured data publicly available
Published as BODS
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Commitment details

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  • Iceland committed to implementing a public central register of beneficial ownership through the 2019 Act on the registration of beneficial ownership. [27 June 2019] link to commitment
  • At the 2023 Summit for Democracy, Iceland committed to effective implementation of beneficial ownership transparency measures and the maintenance of a beneficial ownership registry or an alternative mechanism [29 March 2023] link to commitment