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

Records last updated: 12 June 2024

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    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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  • In 2014 G20 countries committed to leading by example and developing G20 High-Level Principles on Beneficial Ownership Transparency that will set out concrete measures G20 countries will take to prevent the misuse of and ensure transparency of legal persons and legal arrangements [01 September 2014] link to commitment
  • India has implemented a central register of beneficial owners through the Companies Significant Beneficial Owners Rules (SBO Rules) of 2018. [14 June 2018] link to commitment
  • At the 2023 Summit for Democracy, India 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