India changes its Companies Act

India recently advanced legislation to amend its existing Companies Act of 2013. The legislation has been passed by the Indian parliament’s House of the People and is expected to be approved by its Council of States soon.

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Complying with EU ultimate beneficial owner registers

In previous news updates we have informed you about the introduction of ultimate beneficial owner (UBO) registers across EU member states. These registers were mandated by the 4th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive. EU directives only provide a framework and mandated targets for implementation by member states, which gives them considerable flexibility.

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