Policy brief 02/2014: Ending secrecy to end impunity: Tracing the beneficial owner

Filed under - Private sector

Policy position published 19 June 2014
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Shedding light on who benefits from companies is a key defence for stopping corruption. Such information helps to prevent a safe haven to hide the proceeds of corruption and aids in revealing the money trail behind it.

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Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Accountability   |   Asset recovery   |   Civil society   |   Conventions   |   Governance   |   Judiciary   |   Law enforcement   |   Organised crime   |   Politics and government   |   Private sector   |   Transparency International   
Tags - UNCAC   |   Money laundering   |   G20   |   FATF   |   No Impunity   |   Beneficial ownership   |   public registries of beneficial ownership   |   Unmask the corrupt   

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