Catalysing transformative change in beneficial ownership transparency

  • Publication date: 01 September 2020
  • Authors: Open Ownership, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)


AML Anti-money laundering
BO Beneficial ownership
BOT Beneficial ownership transparency
COVID-19 Coronavirus disease 2019
CSO Civil society organisation
EA&P East Asia and the Pacific
E&CA Europe and Central Asia
EITI Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
E-MSG EITI Multi-stakeholder group
E-NC EITI National Coordinators and secretariat staff
FATF Financial Action Task Force
FIU Financial Intelligence Unit
G-DEC Government decision-maker
G-IMP Government implementer
G-USE Government data user
HIC High income country
IMF International Monetary Fund
INT International expert
LAC Latin America and the Carribean
LMIC Lower middle income country
MEL Monitoring, evaluation, and learning
MSG Multi-stakeholder group
OO Open Ownership
PEP Politically exposed person
SB-C Secondary beneficiaries: Civil society
SB-I Secondary beneficiaries: Industry
SME Small and medium-sized enterprises
SSA Sub-Saharan Africa
UMIC Upper middle income country

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