Monthly Round Up: April 2018

OpenCorporates exists to make company data more accessible, useful and understandable. Every month, we’ll share links to show you how people have used our data.

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Data and Deals UK

Open Contracting Partnership used OpenCorporates to scrutinise UK government procurement at Data and Deals UK, a two day hackathon in London. One team found that the directors of companies granted contracts over 500 million were disproportionately clustered around the south-east of England. To find about more about what was discovered, read OCP’s blog.

Membres des conseils d’administration des institutions de santé au Québec / Boards members of health institutions in Quebec

Yves Lévesque, an Independent Researcher and Francois Pierre Robert, lecturer in Social and Public Communication, Université du Québec à Montréal, used Kumu and 2016 data from the Quebec Registraire des Entreprises to visualise corporate relationships of over 600 board members of public health and social services establishments in the Province of Quebec.

Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and India: Everything we learned this week

Indian digital news portal MediaNama used OpenCorporates to track down SCL Limited’s Indian entity, registered in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad near New Delhi.

Mapped: ten thousand UK gender pay gap reports

Ally Tibbet of Scottish investigative platform The Ferret mapped the registered addresses of over 10,000 companies who contributed to the newly published Gender Pay Gap Report data. He found a group of companies in Aberdeen – a hot spot for the oil and gas industry in the North Sea – had significant pay gaps.

The Councils Selling Land Worth Millions to Offshore Companies

Who Owns England investigated Unitum Limited, a Maltese firm incorporated in 2017. The company was used to purchase high value property on Kensington High Street, London, from the non-profit Trinity College, constituent college of the University of Cambridge and a wealthy landowner.

Martínez de Hoz el superministro del Proceso Militar tenía dos offshores en Panamá con los mismos asesores de Clarín

Argentinian platform Miramar Diaro investigated companies registered in Panama associated with José Alfredo Martinez de Hoz, Minister of the Economy between 1976-1981.

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