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Open Ownership at the International Anti-Corruption Conference

events Open Ownership · Nov 2020

The International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is the world’s premier global forum for bringing together heads of state, civil society, the private sector, and more to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption.

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New support for UK Overseas Territories to publish beneficial ownership data

news Open Ownership · Nov 2020

In recent months, nine of the UK Overseas Territories (OTs) have announced their intention to build publicly accessible registers of beneficial owners for companies registered in their territories. Open Ownership (OO) will be working with the OTs as they enact...

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Merging and de-duplicating beneficial ownership data

blogs Steve Day · Nov 2020

Welcome to the third in a series of technical posts about working with beneficial ownership (BO) data. Over the past three years, Open Ownership (OO) has been building a prototype Global Beneficial Ownership Register, in order to prove the feasibility...

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Beneficial Ownership reform in Africa: analysing progress in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria

blogs Karabo Rajuili · Nov 2020

Ghana and Kenya recently launched Africa’s newest online central beneficial ownership (BO) registers in October of this year. In August, the much anticipated legislative basis for Nigeria’s central register of persons of significant control (PSC) was enacted through the Companies...

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Video - Building back better: beneficial ownership transparency during a crisis

blogs Open Ownership · Nov 2020

On 5 November, 2020, Open Ownership and the Open Government Partnership led a high-level panel discussion on how beneficial ownership transparency (BOT) is of paramount importance in order to both strengthen public procurement during the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure relief...

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Mexico: Laying the foundations for beneficial ownership transparency

blogs Peter Low · Nov 2020

Mexico is one of more than 90 countries worldwide to have committed to transparency over who ultimately owns and controls companies incorporated in its jurisdiction. One of the first areas that government stakeholders are considering as part of its beneficial...

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