Norway

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

Records last updated: 12 June 2024

Contact person: Louise Russell-Prywata

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Open Ownership has engaged with Norway through its membership of the Beneficial Ownership Leadership Group.

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  • Norway has made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency as part of the Beneficial Ownership Leadership Group. [19 August 2019] link to commitment
  • Norway has made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency through some other means [05 June 2015] link to commitment
  • Norway included a commitment to create a public beneficial ownership register as part of its 2019-2022 Open Government Partnership National Action Plan [03 November 2021] link to commitment
  • Norway promised to promote proposals for a publicly accessible register with information about the ultimate beneficial owners in Norwegian companies in its 2016-2018 Open Government Partnership National Action Plan [22 June 2016] link to commitment
  • At the 2023 Summit for Democracy, Norway 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
  • As an Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) member, Norway has committed to beneficial ownership transparency for the extractives sector. [25 February 2016]