On 7 October, the House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on this Bill.  Its 3 stated objectives are –

  • Prevent organised criminals, fraudsters, kleptocrats and terrorists from using companies and other corporate entities to abuse the UK’s open economy;
  • Strengthen the UK’s broader response to economic crime; and
  • Support enterprise by enabling Companies House to deliver a better service for over 4 million UK companies, and improving the reliability of its data to inform business transactions and lending decisions across the economy.

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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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