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The Open Ownership Principles: Setting the standard for beneficial ownership transparency

news Open Ownership · Dec 2020

The Open Ownership Principles (OO Principles) are the gold standard for good governance through transparent company ownership. By implementing the OO Principles, countries will build a comprehensive picture of who owns companies in their jurisdiction, thereby unlocking the potential of...

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Beneficial ownership and wealth taxation: Input to the UK Wealth Tax Commission

blogs Louise Russell-Prywata · Dec 2020

As wealth inequality and public debt rises in many countries around the world, the issue of wealth taxation is gaining greater political prominence. A recent UK survey of views on publicly funded services, wealth and inequality found that three-quarters of...

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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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