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Title: An end to front companies in order to secure a fairer Europe
Current status: Insufficient support
Commission registration number: ECI(2014)000004
Date of registration: 01/10/2014
Date of publication of this translation: 29/10/2014
Registration language: FR / Other languages available: BG CS DA DE EL EN ES ET FI FR HR HU IT LT LV MT NL PL PT RO SK SL SV
Subject-matter: Introduction in a legal instrument in the company law area, of measures to ensure the transparency of legal persons and legal arrangements.
Main objectives: The infiltration into the legitimate economy of financial flows from criminal sources threatens the stability of the financial sector and the internal market. To counter this, it is essential that information is available on the actual beneficiaries of legal persons and legal arrangements. The transparency of legal entities and legal arrangements must therefore be organised in a uniform manner across the EU in a legal instrument in the company law area.
Provisions of the Treaties considered relevant by the organisers: Articles 26 and 114 § 1 TFEU.
Organisers / Members of citizens' committee:
  • Representative: Chantal Anne Marie CUTAJAR -
  • Substitute: Benoit Jean François MORISSET -
  • Other members: Ana Maria RODRIGUEZ RIVAS, Philipp KASTNER, Kurt KOPROLIN, Chiara MAINARDI CANTONI, mariapaola CHERCHI
Draft legal act:
Sources of support and funding: