A Lawyer’s Journey to Unmask Anonymous Companies
Beneficial ownership is when an individual owns or controls part of a business that is not under their name. By revealing the real owners, we are able to prevent companies from operating in secrecy and hold them accountable.
As an anti-corruption lawyer, Andrej Leiontiev has been one of the many leaders pushing for Disclosing beneficial owners — those who ultimately control or profit from a business — is essential for combating corruption, stemming illicit financial flows, and fighting tax evasion. Technical... More in Slovakia. In this episode of Voices of Open Government we talk about how the national success of beneficial ownership According to OGP’s Articles of Governance, transparency occurs when “government-held information (including on activities and decisions) is open, comprehensive, timely, freely available to the pub... More in Slovakia worked as a model for other countries and more.
- Guest: Andrej Leontiev, Attorney, TaylorWessing
- Host: Stephanie Bluma, Chief Communications and Campaigns Officer, OGP
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Beneficial ownership transparency has emerged as an important policy tool in countries for combating corruption, stemming illicit financial flows, and fighting tax evasion.
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The Beneficial Ownership Leadership Group came together in 2019 to drive the global policy shift towards free, open beneficial ownership data.
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