Austria (AT)

Jurisdiction Overview

IDQuestionAnswer
236 *Is any formal registration required at all? Yes
 Data Date: 2019

Notes

 
"The Register of Beneficial Owners now establishes a central register for recording the beneficial owners of companies, foundations and trusts, in implementation of Arts. 30 and 31 of the 4th Anti-Money-Laundering Directive" (english.bmf.gv.at). According to the 2018 Global Forum review, "Under the Beneficial Ownership Act, public and private foundations must identify and register their beneficial owners to the Beneficial Ownership Register" (GF 2019: 51).

Sources

https://english.bmf.gv.at/financial-sector/wiereg/carousel/348067.html
 
https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/GeltendeFassung.wxe?Abfrage=Bundesnormen&Gesetzesnummer=20009980