Announcing Who Controls It: a proof-of-concept beneficial ownership register

Beneficial Ownership is a terrible expression. Outside of the NGO and anti-money-laundering community, nobody knows what it means, or why it's important. In fact the UK now refers to this information as Persons of Significant Control, which is another bit of jargon, but does a slightly better job of explaining what we mean – which … Continue reading Announcing Who Controls It: a proof-of-concept beneficial ownership register

OpenCorporates featured in Bloomberg Markets

We recently got a friendly note from Global Witness showing us the latest coverage of the Anonymous Companies campaign and Charmian Gooch in Bloomberg Markets! Charmian Gooch, is the the Co-Founder of Global Witness. In 2014, Gooch was awarded the TED Prize (as well as the $1 million Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship) for their groundbreaking … Continue reading OpenCorporates featured in Bloomberg Markets