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GLEIF (2024-04-29)

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) is tasked with supporting the implementation and use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). GLEIF “enables smarter, less costly and more reliable decisions about who to do business with” by providing “open, standardised and high quality legal entity reference data” to uniquely identify companies. This open data includes its Level 2 Data on who owns whom.

The corporate ownership data collected and published openly by GLEIF is not beneficial ownership data as it does not identify the natural persons at the end of ownership chains but Open Ownership has mapped a combination of as well as how we reconcile and enrich this using bulk data from OpenCorporates. These mappings are currently a work in progress and should be treated with caution. Level 1 and Level 2 Data to version 0.2 of our Beneficial Ownership Data Standard in order to analyse and learn more from layering this data on top of beneficial ownership data sources.

You can see how Open Ownership has ingested, mapped and transformed this data in line with the Beneficial Ownership Data Standard. This dataset is published under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication licence.

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Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia (2022-11-11)

Data on the beneficial ownership of companies in Latvia is collected by the Ministry of Justice and published in the Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republikas Uzņēmumu reģistrs). Latvia is a member of the Beneficial Ownership Leadership Group convened by Open Ownership and the Open Government Partnership. The Register of Enterprises team has worked with Open Ownership on publishing their beneficial ownership data in line with the Beneficial Ownership Data Standard and in early 2021, they released an initial dataset featuring declarations from 120,000 companies. This analysis is conducted on that initial dataset.

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Slovakia Public Sector Partners Register (Register partnerov verejného sektora - RPVS) (2024-03-09)

Slovak companies and foreign companies operating in Slovakia have to report beneficial owners (‘Konečného užívateľa výhod’) to the Slovakia Public Sector Partners Register (Register partnerov verejného sektora - aka RPVS) when they benefit from public funding or conduct business with the state.

You can see how Open Ownership has ingested, black waistcoatmapped and transformed this data in line with version 0.2 of our Beneficial Ownership Data Standard  as well as how we reconcile and enrich this using bulk data from OpenCorporates. These mappings are currently a work in progress and should be treated with caution. This dataset is published under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. Read full details about Slovakia’s Public Sector Partners Register on the Open Ownership Register website or visit our dashboard to gain insights into this data.

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UK People with significant control (PSC) Register (2024-05-08)

The United Kingdom's Persons with significant control (PSC) Register was launched in April 2016 and contains beneficial ownership details declared for companies registered with Companies House. Search data on UK companies and their beneficial ownership at  https://find-and-update.company-information.service.gov.uk  or learn about Companies House's APIs at  https://developer-specs.company-information.service.gov.uk.

You can see how Open Ownership has ingested, mapped and transformed this data in line with version 0.2 of our Beneficial Ownership Data Standard  as well as how we reconcile and enrich this using bulk data from OpenCorporates. These mappings are currently a work in progress and should be treated with caution. This dataset is published under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. Read full details about the UK PSC Register on the Open Ownership Register website or visit our dashboard to gain insights into this data.

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Denmark Central Business Register (Centrale Virksomhedsregister - CVR) (2024-04-09)

Denmark’s beneficial ownership data is collected by the Danish Business Authority in the Danish Central Business Register (aka CVR — Det Centrale Virksomhedsregister).

You can see how Open Ownership has ingested, mapped and transformed this data in line with version 0.2 of our Beneficial Ownership Data Standard as well as how we reconcile and enrich this using bulk data from OpenCorporates. These mappings are currently a work in progress and should be treated with caution. Read full details about Denmark’s CVR on the Open Ownership Register website or visit our dashboard to gain insights into this data. You can see how Open Ownership has ingested, mapped and transformed this data in line with this data in line with version 0.2 of our Beneficial Ownership Data Standard as well as how we reconcile and enrich this using bulk data from OpenCorporates. These mappings are currently a work in progress and should be treated with caution. This dataset is published under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. Read full details about Denmark’s CVR on the Open Ownership Register website or visit our dashboard to gain insights into this data.

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