Posts tagged with beneficial-ownership

Connecting the dots between beneficial ownership and procurement data: improving processes and identifying risk

blogs Jack Lord · Jan 2021

Dr Jack Lord is a Member and Director at Open Data Services Cooperative and a leading expert on integrating the data and policy aspects of open data. He is the current lead author of the Beneficial Ownership Standard and, with...

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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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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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FinCEN files reveal beneficial ownership weakness at heart of financial system

press Open Ownership · Sep 2020

The FinCEN files are the latest leak confirming that anonymous companies are the vehicle of choice for hiding illicit activities and money. More than USD 2 trillion in suspicious transactions have been revealed and investigated by BuzzFeed and the International...

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