UK Dependencies Will Reveal Biz Owners To Stop Tax Havens

Law360, London (June 19, 2019, 6:09 PM BST) -- Crown dependencies Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man on Wednesday committed to making public the true owners of companies registered in their jurisdictions, as required under Europe’s latest money-laundering directive to fight tax evasion and the flow of dirty funds.

Jersey and two other British territories, Guernsey and the Isle of Man, said they would merge their registers with those of European Union member states in 2021.  (AP) The British isles jointly announced that they would open up their beneficial ownership registers to the public, aligning themselves with European standards. The self-governing territories will also connect their registers to those belonging...

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