OpenOwnership is dedicated to increasing corporate transparency across the world by making it easy to publish and access high-quality data about who owns companies. Anonymous shell companies enable corruption, fraud, organised crime and tax evasion. The wider the access to...

OpenOwnership’s goal is to create an open data and policy ecosystem that ends the abuse of anonymously owned companies. We create tools, provide assistance, and work with governments, companies and civil society to increase access to, and use of, information...

Louise Russell-Prywata · Dec 2018

At the start of December 2018, OpenOwnership was in Kiev starting our technical assistance to the Government of Ukraine. In October, the country publicly committed to become the first country to implement the Beneficial Ownership Data Standard (BODS), working with...

Zosia Sztykowski & Tom Walker, The Engine Room · Oct 2018

Originally published on the Open Government Partnership blog.

OpenOwnership is delighted to announce that Ukraine is set to become the first country to implement the Beneficial Ownership Data Standard, a framework for collecting and publishing beneficial ownership information as open data.

Zosia Sztykowski · Sep 2018

Ten years ago, the idea of public registers of beneficial ownership was a campaigner’s long-shot. Now, with governments across the world committed to collecting and publishing information on the people who really own companies, we are are making it a...

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