Beneficial Ownership Transparency in Asia and the Pacific
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This publication examines beneficial ownership transparency in nine countries in Asia and the Pacific and explains how overcoming hurdles to ensure the full disclosure of company ownership is key to cracking down on crime and corruption.
Focusing on countries including Armenia, Mongolia, and the Philippines, it offers a breakdown of relevant international standards and details challenges related to accurate data verification, collection, and disclosure. It highlights best practices, provides practical recommendations, and shows why a multipronged approach to cross-checking ownership information can help reduce money laundering, terrorism financing, tax evasion, and other economic crimes.
- Executive Summary
- Methodology and Structure
- Relevant International Standards on Beneficial Ownership Transparency
- Beneficial Ownership Transparency in Selected Asia and Pacific Countries
- Common Challenges, Best Practices, and Key Considerations