Analyses | Public administration and legal system | 2016-05-23 | Sing Tao

Is restricting company search hampering public access to information?

Amidst the Panama Papers leak, the Companies Registry introduced a new policy to regulate online searches for information of registered companies on privacy grounds. While it sparked controversies that the recent move might inhibit public inspection, is the new arrangement necessary?

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