Privacy or public interest? Making the case for public information on company ownership

  • Publication date: 27 March 2019
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This is a summary of a research report from Open Ownership, The B Team and The Engine Room in which we consider the legal implications of public beneficial ownership data to the public, evaluated from both the perspective of the companies holding that information and the authorities requiring it to be disclosed publicly, and the relationship with data protection and privacy laws.

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