Find details about Malawi's beneficial ownership transparency reforms

Records last updated: 04 April 2024

Contact person: Mutale Mukuka

Current ongoing work

Since the launch of the 2023 Open Government Partnership National Action Plan, we have been engaging with the Department of the Registrar General who specifically requested Open Ownership's assistance with the review of their beneficial ownership Regulations, and capacity-building on beneficial ownership transparency for the technical staff of the Registry. We are yet to move forward with this work.

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

Malawi beneficial ownership register

Malawi beneficial ownership register
Register launched
Threshold used to determine beneficial ownership
Structured data publicly available
Published as BODS
Available via API

Commitment details

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  • Malawi has made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency as part of accessing funds through the IMF Rapid Financing Instrument. [27 April 2020] link to commitment
  • As an Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) member, Malawi has committed to beneficial ownership transparency for the extractives sector. [25 February 2016]
  • Malawi has committed to collecting and publishing beneficial ownership information for all legal entities engaged in public procurement as part of its 2023-2025 Open Government Partnership National Action Plan [29 December 2022] link to commitment