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Global civil society organisations concerned about CJEU ruling on beneficial ownership transparency

Published date

15 Mar, 2023

Foundational information about companies should be openly available for all to access – including beneficial ownership. That's why we've signed this statement alongside Transparency International & 30 other civil society organisations to raise concerns about the recent European Court of Justice ruling which denies public access to beneficial ownership information – invalidating the previous requirement under the 2018 Anti-Money Laundering Directive for EU countries to set up public beneficial ownership registers.

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