The Tax Justice Network has published this report which is focused on beneficial ownership transparency, and it is based on the ideas presented and discussed at a recent roundtable.  It explains the risks that complex structures pose to beneficial ownership transparency, presents evidence of abuses of current beneficial ownership frameworks through complex structures, describes legitimate cases of complex ownership chains, and offers specific and general measures to fix the problem, as well as short-term recommendations.

Any modest contributions for my time and ongoing expenses are welcomed!  I have a page where you can do so, and where one-off contributions start as low as $3, at

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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