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Deep Dive Sessions- Anticorruption for Development: Beneficial Ownership Transparency

June 26, 2023
Washington, D.C.

2: Beneficial Ownership Transparency

The session covered experiences and lessons in implementing beneficial ownership transparency reforms, focusing on the establishment of beneficial ownership registers. Common challenges were addressed, and effective solutions for future support were explored, taking a governance perspective that encompassed institutional coordination, technical implementation, and political economy considerations.

Opening remarks: Stephen DavenportSenior Governance Specialist, Governance, World Bank   

Moderator: Thom Townsend, Executive Director, Open Ownership  

Ivan Kantardjiski
, Advisor for Global Programme Combating Illicit Financial Flows, GIZ  
Liz David-Barrett, Head of the Global Programme on Measuring Corruption, International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)   
Alhaji Abubakar, Registrar General, Nigeria  
Emile Van Der Does, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, FCI, World Bank