Making central beneficial ownership registers public

Publication type


Implementation, Research

Open Ownership Principles
Central register, Public access


This policy briefing outlines the benefits that arise from making a beneficial ownership register public, and looks at how different user groups are better able to use such data.

It argues that there is sufficient evidence for policymakers to act on the understanding that a public register will serve the public interest. Outlining key considerations for implementers, this policy briefing helps devise effective and safe beneficial ownership transparency regimes.

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