Qatar (QA)

Jurisdiction Overview

479 *LO Update: Is the update of legal ownership information mandatory for all partners? Yes
 Data Date: 2017


According to the Global Forum: "updated identity and ownership information must be provided electronically to the Ministry of Economy each year when CCL [Commercial Company Law] entities renew their registration. Compliance with companies’ obligation to maintain ownership information is verified through audits and the annual registration renewal system. Accordingly, up-to-date ownership and identity information on CCL entities is held by the Ministry of Economy, which is shared with the Tax Department." (GF 2017: 35; [TJN's-note]).


GF 2013: 28-29, GF 2017: 28-29, 35