Monthly Archives - November 2022

ECJ Ruling Ends Unlimited Public Access to UBO Registers

On 22 November 2022, the European Court of Justice (ECJ), sitting as the Grand Chamber, ruled in relation to the Directive 2018/843 that its provision whereby Member States must ensure that the information on the beneficial ownership of companies incorporated within their territory should be accessible in all cases to any member of the public is invalid. The decision of partial invalidation therefore relates to the provision of the Directive itself and not to the transposition of the Directive into [...]