United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Records last updated: 30 August 2022

Contact person: Louise Russell-Prywata

Committed to one or more

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

Implemented one or more

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Commitment details

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has made a commitment to beneficial ownership transparency as part of the Beneficial Ownership Leadership Group. [31 August 2021] link to commitment
  • As an Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) member, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has committed to beneficial ownership transparency for the extractives sector. [25 February 2016]
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has included a commitment in an Open Government Partnership National Action Plan to beneficial ownership transparency [31 December 2021] link to commitment
  • The United Kingdom has committed to creating a beneficial ownership register of overseas entities which own UK property in the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 [15 March 2022] link to commitment
  • At the 2016 UK Anti-Corruption Summit, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland made a commitment to beneficial ownership disclosure. [12 May 2016] link to commitment

Implementation details

Register of Overseas Entities

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Name
Register of Overseas Entities
Central register implemented
Yes
Public access
Yes
Scope
Sectoral: Land
Threshold used to determine beneficial ownership
25%
Structured data publicly available
Yes
Available via API
Yes

People with significant control (PSC) Register

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Name
People with significant control (PSC) Register
Central register implemented
Yes
Public access
Yes
Scope
Full-economy
Register launched
2016
Threshold used to determine beneficial ownership
25%
Structured data publicly available
Yes
Available as BODS
Yes
Available via API
Yes
Available on the OO register
Yes