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Opening Extractives: Registering the Beneficial Owners of Oil, Gas and Mining Companies.

news Thom Townsend and Mark Robinson · Apr 2020

OpenOwnership, the world’s leading experts on beneficial ownership transparency, and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), the global standard for the good governance of oil, gas and mining, are teaming up to tackle corruption and open up ownership in the...

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Coronavirus crisis: why knowing beneficial owners in supply chains is fundamental for a good recovery

blogs Thom Townsend and Paul May · Mar 2020

The coronavirus has spread fast, impacting lives and livelihoods. The corona pandemic has and will have far-reaching consequences: not just immediate ones, but also many that have yet to emerge and cannot be easily predicted. One issue that is likely...

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Our initial assessment of Myanmar’s new beneficial ownership register

News Mar 2020

Myanmar EITI has recently launched their new beneficial ownership register of companies in the extractives sector. Hot on the heels of Nigeria at the end of 2019, the register covers the lucrative oil, gas and mining sectors in the nation....

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Structured, bulk data now available from the OpenOwnership Register

news OpenOwnership · Feb 2020

Since 2017, the OpenOwnership Register has aggregated open beneficial ownership data from around the world. We regularly import data from the UK, Denmark, Slovakia and Ukraine, linking it together to build the world’s largest open database of beneficial owners. With...

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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

blogs 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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