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Why Beneficial Ownership Transparency is Crucial in Latin America

blogs Peter Low · Feb 2020

The importance of shining a light on opaque corporate structures created in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has been repeatedly underscored by successive money laundering scandals affecting the region.

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The Financial Secrecy Index results: progress on beneficial ownership transparency

blog Victor Ponsford · Feb 2020

70% of grand corruption cases, when politicians or their associations misappropriate and use public funds for their personal benefit, involve the use of anonymous companies.

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IMF Anti-Corruption Challenge – exploring how technology can inform better decision making

blogs Tim Davies · Jan 2020

OpenOwnership is taking part in the IMF’s latest Anti-Corruption challenge and we need your help and votes! (see more detail on how you can vote for us at the bottom of the blog)

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2019 Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index: What it says about corruption and beneficial ownership transparency.

news OpenOwnership · Jan 2020

Transparency International’s 2019 CPI analysis takes a step back and acknowledges that corruption is increasingly complex and transnational in nature. It does this by drawing attention to the fact that countries at the top of the CPI, which are deemed...

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Luanda Leaks shows the critical importance of ownership transparency for good governance in oil, gas and mining

blogs OpenOwnership · Jan 2020

A new year, and a new leak of financial information that reveals how shell companies have been deployed to move and hide vast sums of money from a resource-rich state to the accounts of politically connected individuals.

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Our quick assessment of Nigeria’s first public register: a strong start, but more to be done.

news OpenOwnership · Jan 2020

At the end of last year Nigeria published Africa’s first beneficial ownership register, and the first globally to focus on the lucrative oil, gas and mining sectors. The OpenOwnership team has been assessing the register’s performance and analysing the quality...

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