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Spain

16 commitments


COMPLETE 68.8% ONGOING 12.5% UNDERWAY 12.5% NO DATA 0% INACTIVE 6.3% OVERDUE 0% DROPPED 0%

Access to Domestic Law Enforcement

Spain will continue its commitment to ensuring that financial intelligence unit, law enforcement agencies and tax agency have full and effective access to beneficial ownership information for companies and other legal entities registered in Spain.

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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Access to International Law Enforcement

Spain is committed to ensure Spanish law enforcement authorities share the beneficial ownership information available in the Spanish central database with counterparts in third countries. We call other countries to follow an equivalent commitment in terms of sharing beneficial ownership information.

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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Accountable Repatriation

Since last May 6, a central database of bank accounts is fully operational in Spain. Notwithstanding this significant improvement, Spain will continue its commitment to developing adequate tools to strengthen the ability to trace and recover stolen assets.

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Asset recovery

Last updated: June 2018

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Asset Recovery Guidelines

Spain supports the development of internationally-endorsed guidelines for the transparent and accountable management of returned stolen assets.

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Asset recovery

Last updated: June 2018

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Automatic Exchange of Information

As one of the signatories of the G5 initiative, Spain is fully committed in the development of the pilot initiative for automatic exchange of beneficial ownership information

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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Central Register

Spain will continue its commitment to achieve the highest level of transparency, currently guaranteed by the Spanish central register of company beneficial ownership information

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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Central Register

The Spanish land registry and registry of movable assets centralize all the information regarding the owners of the land, real estate or movable assets irrespective of the citizenship of the acquiring person. The combined use of this tool and the information available concerning the beneficial ownership information of every company buying one of these properties have proved to be a very useful tool. Spain welcomes the establishment of transparent central registers of foreign companies bidding on public contracts and buying property

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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Corrupt Bidders

Spain commits to exploring ways of sharing information on corrupt bidders across borders.

Country: Spain

Status: inactive

Themes: Public procurement

Last updated: June 2018

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Global Asset Recovery Forum

Spain is willing to participate in the Global Forum for Asset Recovery

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Asset recovery

Last updated: June 2018

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International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre

Spain welcomes the UK initiative to establish an independent International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre (IACCC) and expresses its willingness to collaborate with this Centre, as well as the readiness of the Spanish law enforcement bodies to keep fighting grand corruption and boosting international cooperation.

Country: Spain

Status: ongoing

Themes: Law enforcement

Last updated: June 2018

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Legislation

Spain commits to strictly enforce its asset recovery legislation, including through non-conviction based confiscation, extended confiscation and confiscation from a third party.

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Asset recovery

Last updated: June 2018

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Legislation

Spain commits to implement the robust provisions of the Penal Code in the fight against corruption.

Country: Spain

Status: underway

Themes: Law enforcement

Last updated: June 2018

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Property & Public Contracting

Spain will take steps to ensure transparency of the ownership and control of all companies involved in property purchase and public contracting

Country: Spain

Status: ongoing

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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Training and Assistance

Spain commits to fully develop the functions for which the Asset Recovery and Management Office was created so it becomes a pillar in the fight against crime.

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Asset recovery

Last updated: June 2018

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Transparency and Integrity

Spain will continue to promote maximum transparency in public procurement procedures, only limited by due respect to confidentiality obligations deriving from EU Law (in particular, relevant EU Directives).

Country: Spain

Status: complete

Themes: Public procurement

Last updated: June 2018

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Transparency and Integrity

Spain will set up a governance scheme aimed at detecting non-compliance or problems of systemic character within the public procurement procedures. Results of this activity of surveillance and supervision will be properly disclosed.

Country: Spain

Status: underway

Themes: Public procurement

Last updated: June 2018

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