Making British Territories' BO Registers Public Will be an “Ineffective Mitigation”

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Observations and reviews are beginning to become hot topic over the UK government’s controversial decision to open company beneficial ownership registers of British Overseas Territories to the public in 2020, in infringement of its previous policy to allow the jurisdictions to have autonomy in their internal affairs.

With several doubters coming forward to state that the move will only likely shift the problem elsewhere, and may in fact hinder efforts to fight financial crime, as well as deterring new companies as legitimate business for the already tumultuous time the UK is having with Brexit.