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Access to Domestic Law Enforcement

Kenya commits to ensuring that international and domestic law enforcement agencies have full and effective access to beneficial ownership information for companies and other legal entities registered within their jurisdiction.

Country: Kenya

Status: ongoing

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: October 2018

Classification:

Concrete: Concrete | New: Not New | Ambitious: Not Ambitious

Notes:

October 2018 update: The drafting of the regulations has opened up a discussion regarding who gets to access the information in the database - stakeholder validation discussions.

June 2018 update: The Companies Amendment Act 2017 requires companies to disclose names and addresses of Beneficial Owners. Additionally the Business Registration Service has since designed the forms that Companies will use to collect information on beneficial owners . The forms are however yet to be Gazetted.

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