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Corporate ownership transparency: Canada vs. the Caymans

Monday, June 11, 2018 @ 10:48 AM | By David Rotfleisch

Do Canadians want corporate secrecy or transparency? Do Canadians want shell companies and numbered companies? “I’m an open book” versus “none of your business.”

The right to privacy is often in conflict with the need or desire for regulators and law enforcement to have information and transparency.

Shades of colonial rule and corporate privacy 

A version of the “transparency versus privacy” question was asked by MPs Margaret Hodge (Labour) and Andrew Mitchell (Conservative) to an audience of about 650 members of Parliament, in Westminster, U.K....