Latvia

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

Records last updated: 19 April 2023

Contact person: Karabo Rajuili

Committed to one or more

  • Central register(s)
  • Public register(s)

Implemented one or more

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Commitment details

  • Latvia has made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency as part of the Beneficial Ownership Leadership Group. [28 November 2019] link to commitment
  • Latvia has included a commitment in an Open Government Partnership National Action Plan to beneficial ownership transparency link to commitment
  • As a European Union member, Latvia was obliged to create a central, public register of beneficial ownership as part of the EU’s fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Following the judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union on 22 November 2022, member states are no longer required to provide public access, and are instead required to, at a minimum, provide access to those that can demonstrate a legitimate interest. [19 April 2018] link to commitment
  • Latvia made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency and effectively implementing FATF’s revised Recommendation 24 during the second Summit for Democracy [29 March 2023] link to commitment

Implementation details

Register of Enterprises

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Name
Register of Enterprises
Central register implemented
Yes
Public access
Yes
Scope
Full-economy
Available as BODS
Planned
Available via API
Yes