We blogged on 26 July 2018 about the government’s plans to publish a register of beneficial ownership of UK registered land. The government proposes that the register will be maintained by Companies House and will show the owners and controllers of overseas entities that own registered land in the UK. It will catch all registered Read More
Draft legislation to implement the government’s proposals for a “beneficial ownership register” has finally been published and the government is seeking views on the detail. The Registration of Overseas Entities Bill follows hot on the heels of last year’s consultation on the proposed register and provides some much needed flesh on the outline plans.
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The government has published its response to the April 2017 call for evidence on proposals for a register showing who owns and controls overseas entities that own UK property or participate in UK government procurement. The regime would catch any legal owner of registered land which is “overseas” and therefore would include commonly Read More
The government has confirmed to parliament its timetable for the introduction of a public register of beneficial ownership of UK property by overseas entities.
This follows on from the government’s consultation in April 2017 on establishing such a register which we blogged on last year (see here).
In December 2017, the government confirmed that Read More