Modelling the UK Beneficial Ownership data

As we announced earlier this month, OpenCorporates is now pulling in Beneficial Ownership data from the UK's new PSC (Persons of Significant Control) register. This blog post is a somewhat wonkish explanation of how do we model that information (in layman's terms, how we understand the information and store as data), and in particular, how do that … Continue reading Modelling the UK Beneficial Ownership data

UK Beneficial Ownership information now in OpenCorporates

On Friday UK Companies House published the first data from its new 'Persons of Significant Control' (PSC) register (colloquially known as Beneficial Ownership). This is a pretty big deal, for a number of reasons: It's the world's first public national beneficial ownership register It's the first structured beneficial ownership data to be releases publicly It's being … Continue reading UK Beneficial Ownership information now in OpenCorporates

Spanish Industry Minister resigns, following historic data found on OpenCorporates

On Monday, OpenCorporates got an email from a Spanish journalist, asking to confirm that information we'd got on some long-dissolved UK companies was correct. First of all, nice to meet you and congratulations (and thank you) for an incredible project as OpenCorporate is In Spain, today, we are talking about a Spanish Minister who was … Continue reading Spanish Industry Minister resigns, following historic data found on OpenCorporates