Secret Entities: A Legal Analysis of the transparency of beneficial ownership in Canada

A number of laws in Canada enable actors involved in business transactions to obscure beneficial ownership, and are out of step with global efforts to address money- laundering and terrorism financing. Canada is falling short of global standards on beneficial ownership transparency, including the Financial Action Task Force Recommendations and Canada?s commitments at the G20. Implementing the recommendations contained in this report would enable Canada to meet its international obligations and fight crime more effectively.

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Categories: Corruption, Responsibility of Canada
Author: Publish What You Pay