Designing sanctions and their enforcement for beneficial ownership disclosure

  • Publication date: 28 April 2022
  • Authors: Ramandeep Kaur Chhina, Tymon Kiepe

Publication type


Implement, Research

Open Ownership Principles
Up to date and auditable, Sanctions and enforcement

Download document


This policy briefing highlights key considerations for policy makers and implementers for establishing a sanctions and enforcement regime that is effective, proportionate and dissuasive. It helps think through various legal, policy and technical aspects of sanctions and their enforcement, to ensure compliance for adequate, accurate, and up-to-date beneficial ownership information. The briefing identifies emerging good practice from different countries and outlines key policy principles.

Next page: Overview