The real estate market has long provided a way for individuals to secretly launder or invest stolen money and other illicitly gained funds.
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The issue of anonymous companies has risen in prominence on the global agenda. Yet, in 2015, our analysis of how well G20 members were implementing the G20 Beneficial Ownership Principles showed that 15 of the G20 members had weak or average beneficial ownership legal frameworks. This publication, G20 Leaders or Laggards?, updates that assessment.
Read the executive summary and the full report.
Country reports on G20 Beneficial Ownership Principles: