Beneficial ownership transparency research, guidance, and case studies from the Open Ownership team.
Beneficial ownership transparency and listed companies
This technical note aims to support implementers of national beneficial ownership registers in reducing risks associated with exemptions from disclosure that exist for listed companies
Written by Kadie Armstrong , Jack Lord
Published: 17 September 2020
Catalysing transformative change in beneficial ownership transparency
This research report informed the design of the Opening Extractives programme. EITI and OO conducted primary and secondary research to ensure that the assumptions upon which the programme was being designed are valid, and to collect additional evidence to complement the knowledge and experience of both organisations.
Written by Open Ownership, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
Published: 01 September 2020
Beneficial ownership transparency in Armenia: scoping study
A detailed assessment of Armenia’s beneficial ownership regime, analysing current and planned reforms against OO’s principles of effective beneficial ownership disclosure
Published: 24 August 2020
Effective consultation processes for beneficial ownership transparency reform
Delivering improved beneficial ownership transparency is a process that should involve as many different groups as possible, from government officials to citizens and businesses
Written by Thom Townsend
Published: 20 June 2020
Open Ownership response to British Columbia consultation on a Public Beneficial Ownership Registry
Open Ownership’s contribution to the British Columbia (B.C.) consultation on a public beneficial ownership registry. This response is focused on why making the proposed beneficial ownership registry public would improve its policy impact
Published: 13 March 2020
Data protection and privacy in beneficial ownership disclosure
This research report considers the legal implications of public beneficial ownership data. It was produced by Open Ownership, The B Team, and The Engine Room.
Written by The B Team, The Engine Room, Open Ownership
Published: 20 May 2019