UK PROPERTY: Controversy Over Restrictions Placed on Foreign Owners' Dispositions

Expert comment is appearing on the, which will force overseas entities owning property in England and Wales to register their beneficial owners at Companies House for public inspection.

Controversially overseas entities that do not comply will not be able to dispose of their property or raise loans on it, because the Land Registry will enter a restriction on the property register prohibiting registration of a disposition or charge unless compliance is documented at Companies House