Netherlands (NL)

Jurisdiction Overview

IDQuestionAnswer
473 *BO Update: Is the update of information on the identity of beneficial owners mandatory? No, because bearer shares are available/circulating/not registered with a public authority (see below).
 Data Date: 2019

Notes

 
"The company must keep the NL UBO register up to date and register any changes that take place" (mondaq.com). However, bearer shares may be available (see note below on bearer shares).

Sources

https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/financiele-sector/ubo-register
 
http://www.mondaq.com/x/826326/Corporate+Commercial+Law/Netherlands+UBO+register+is+expected+to+go+live+in+January+2020
 
https://www.bakermckenzie.com/en/insight/publications/2019/04/from-2020-dutch-businesses