[Podcast] Pandora Papers: How open company data enabled the investigation

The revelations of the Pandora Papers, one of the biggest journalism investigations, can’t have escaped your attention recently.  Whilst the findings of the investigation are well-documented, this podcast covers the enabling role open company data plays in investigative reporting. Two exciting guest speakers who were at the core of the International Consortium of Investigative Reporters’ … Continue reading [Podcast] Pandora Papers: How open company data enabled the investigation

Pandora Papers: Another reminder why the world needs open company data

As the Pandora Papers investigation hit the world’s headlines recently, we were proud to confirm that OpenCorporates was one of the data sources used by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and their partners to verify companies mentioned in the 11.9m leaked documents.  Like everyone else, we have been reading through the series of … Continue reading Pandora Papers: Another reminder why the world needs open company data

Meet Julia Apostle: OpenCorporates’ Non-Executive Director, former Twitter & FT lawyer

Julia Apostle joined us as a Non-Executive Director on the OpenCorporates Operating Board. A practicing lawyer, Julia brings almost 20 years of experience spanning the intersection between law, technology and data from the likes of Twitter and the Financial Times.  In addition to her role at OpenCorporates, she is a partner in the Tech Transactions … Continue reading Meet Julia Apostle: OpenCorporates’ Non-Executive Director, former Twitter & FT lawyer

RiskWatch Podcast: Data transparency & its investigative impact

The global shift from opaque to transparent company data is aiding due diligence and investigations efforts. Shanti Salas, Vice President at OpenCorporates explains this trend in a conversation on the RiskWatch podcast, by Vcheck Global. He is joined by Seth Harlan, Global Senior Associate and Rahul Ravi, VP and General Manager of Vcheck Intelligence, to … Continue reading RiskWatch Podcast: Data transparency & its investigative impact

[Webinar] Why Transparent Company Data Should Be on Your Product Roadmap

Thursday, 7th October 2021 16:00-16:40 London | 11:00-11:40 New York Register for webinar > Your users need to verify, analyse and build on information about companies to solve critical business challenges, so creating the product features they need means you need company data at scale. But product development is being held back by company data … Continue reading [Webinar] Why Transparent Company Data Should Be on Your Product Roadmap

OpenCorporates’ Operating Board: providing great governance & accelerating growth

Promoting good governance and responsible businesses is central to OpenCorporates’ mission. This makes it particularly important that we hold ourselves to high standards in these areas, and a key way we do that is through our Operating Board. We assembled our Operating Board last year to bring great governance to our operations, and to become … Continue reading OpenCorporates’ Operating Board: providing great governance & accelerating growth

Podcast: Transparent company data & investigations

Shanti Salas, Vice President at OpenCorporates speaks to Todd Conklin, Chief Data Officer and Chief Information Officer at the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence about the role of transparent company data in investigations. Key topics: How transparent company data enables investigationsImportance of data provenanceEnabling new insights in investigations Listen … Continue reading Podcast: Transparent company data & investigations

The emerging market for transparent company data

By Sarah Arana-Morton, Chief Executive Officer, OpenCorporates Company data is essential. It lets people and companies understand who they are buying from, who they are working for, who they are doing business with, and – ultimately – how the world works.   But company data must be transparent.  Transparent company data means: Data that has clear … Continue reading The emerging market for transparent company data

Dark Money Conference: Joining the data dots

Stopping illicit financial flows and disrupting financial crime requires a coordinated response. Law enforcement, financial services firms, investigative reporters and many others all have a role to play – including, now more than ever, data and tech providers. That’s why Rebecca Lee, our Chief Impact Officer, will deliver a keynote presentation at the upcoming Dark … Continue reading Dark Money Conference: Joining the data dots

Third-party risk management: why transparent company data creates defensibility

Companies face more significant third-party risk management obligations than ever before.  A vital component of a third-party risk management programme is to understand who the suppliers, agents and other companies in their third-party ecosystem are at legal entity level – often across thousands of companies and multiple supply chain tiers.  Legal entity data you can … Continue reading Third-party risk management: why transparent company data creates defensibility