Tag Archives: beneficial ownership

Voting for AML

I’m not a great fan of many of our current politicians – I’m sure you know why.  But I do like Angela Merkel, and in particular Tracy Ullman’s version of Angela Merkel.  And I have recently come to admire Elizabeth … Continue reading

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House of horrors?

With the acres of newsprint devoted in recent months to the topic of registration of beneficial ownership, it is interesting to consider the role of the registrars.  Companies – and other structures – are required to submit returns, and to … Continue reading

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Salvator emptor

The recent record-breaking sale of “Salvator Mundi” highlighted two things – one a surprise, and the other not.  The surprise was that this is the most expensive painting by Leonardo DiCaprio that has ever been sold.  I kid you not: … Continue reading

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Cramped corporate quarters

Like many of you, I am sure, my interest was piqued last week by the story that broke on the Beeb (or at least that’s where I first heard it) about shell companies in Scotland allegedly being used to launder … Continue reading

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How do you talk to someone about their BO?

No, not that particular problem: thanks to the proliferation of manly deodorants called things like Overlord or Hunkmeister, plus aircon, the problem of the whiffy colleague has generally gone.  I’m talking about that other unmentionable: beneficial ownership.  With the revision … Continue reading

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