Legal approaches to beneficial ownership transparency in EITI countries

Published Date: 
June, 2019
Editor: 
EITI International Secretariat

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As of 1 January 2020, the EITI Standard requires that implementing countries request, and companies disclose, beneficial ownership information (Requirement 2.5). This requirement applies to companies that apply for or hold participating interests in a country’s extractive sector and requires disclosure of their beneficial owners, the level of ownership and details about how ownership or control is exerted. To achieve this Standard in most implementing countries,