Ukraine became the first country in the world which joined the Global registry of beneficial owners. This was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman.
“Thanks to joint efforts of the State Agency for e-governance and the Ministry of justice, information on the beneficiaries of Ukrainian companies published on the government open data portal”, – Groysman wrote on his page in Facebook.
The Prime Minister is confident that this information will allow civilian control, and will also help pros to create new online services.
The initiative to access these data belongs to the international organization Transparency International and is aimed at promoting transparency and preventing corruption.
As reported, in six years, Ukraine has made the greatest progress in the ranking of Doing Business among all post-Soviet countries.