Russia (RU)

Jurisdiction Overview

471 *BO Record: Does the registration of domestic companies comprise beneficial owner's identity information? No. Companies available without recorded beneficial ownership information.
 Data Date: 2016


Federal Law No. 215-FZ “On the Amendments to the Federal Law ‘On Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism’ and the Russian Code of Administrative Offences was published in 2016. While it requires legal entities to collect BO information, this doesn't have to be registered with a public authority although authorities may request a legal entity to disclose this (Deloitte).