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Beneficial Ownership Transparency in Africa: 19 -20 May 2021

events Open Ownership · Apr 2021

Technical Roundtable: Advancing beneficial ownership disclosure in Africa Date: 20 May 2021

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New example form and guidance for developing beneficial ownership declarations

blogs Peter Low · Apr 2021

To help jurisdictions create practical and effective systems for collecting their beneficial ownership (BO) data, Open Ownership (OO) has published a new guide to BO form development. This includes an example form that addresses some of the key challenges implementers...

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Integrity in IMF emergency lending: What worked?

blogs Open Ownership · Apr 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the largest global economic recession since the Second World War. Many countries turned to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for support and external financing to cushion the blow. The IMF provided over USD 100 billion...

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Beneficial ownership data in procurement: Beyond transparency and accountability

blogs Tymon Kiepe · Mar 2021

On the eve of Brexit in December 2020, the UK government published the Green Paper “Transforming public procurement”. It details plans to “shape the future of public procurement in [the UK] for many years to come,” by “speed[ing] up and...

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Beneficial ownership transparency: transforming public procurement in South Africa

blogs Karabo Rajuili · Feb 2021

Fairness, equity, transparency, competitiveness, and cost-effectiveness – these are the constitutional principles which guide public procurement in South Africa. Yet, the public procurement landscape has been marred with ongoing cases of fraud and corruption. “Thieves were waiting at the door”...

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Consultation: Open Ownership Principles

events Feb 2021

Open Ownership (OO) is running a consultation on the Open Ownership Principles (OO Principles). The OO Principles define what effective beneficial ownership (BO) looks like in practice. The OO Principles focus on the technical characteristics of effective disclosure regimes, rather...

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