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Nearly 500,000 Swiss companies would be subject to new beneficial-ownership registration requirements

By Phoebe Seers
  • 30 Aug 2023 17:37
  • 30 Aug 2023 18:04
Nearly half a million Swiss companies would be required to register details of their ownership structures under a draft law set out today.
In a major boost for transparency, Switzerland has promised to clamp down on money laundering and to bring customer due-diligence obligations for lawyers and other advisors in

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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