New Jurisdiction: British Columbia (2,400,000 companies)

Exciting news! We’ve added companies from the Canadian province of British Columbia to the OpenCorporates database.  At time of writing, this adds more than 2.4 million companies and takes us to a total coverage of 209 million companies across 141 jurisdictions. And not a moment too soon, as the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering … Continue reading New Jurisdiction: British Columbia (2,400,000 companies)

OpenCorporates takes Quebec company register to court

Yesterday, OpenCorporates filed suit in the Superior Court (Civil Division) in Montreal, Quebec, for a declaratory judgement against the Quebec Registraire des Enterprises, to ensure that OpenCorporates data on Quebec companies remains freely available to journalists, NGOs and thousands of other users around the world. The suit is in response to a demand that the … Continue reading OpenCorporates takes Quebec company register to court

“Following the Corporate Money” workshop report-back

Last week, OpenCorporates ran a workshop on “Follow the (corporate) money: using open data to improve integrity, procurement, development and reduce corruption & fraud“ at the pre-conference for International Open Data Conference in Ottawa. The conference was a fantastic congregation of over 1000 people from around the world to discuss the challenges and opportunities of open data. The … Continue reading “Following the Corporate Money” workshop report-back