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Our collection of white papers and other content explores business challenges around research, data and risk mitigation. Many look at how to best analyze companies with complex ownership structures – the theme of beneficial ownership runs through much of our content.

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The definitive guide to beneficial ownership

The definitive guide to beneficial ownership

Ideal for those who are new to the topic, or looking for a refresher course, this guide covers everything from what beneficial ownership is to the technology available to keep up with constant ownership change.

How beneficial ownership can add crucial context to suspicious activity identification

How beneficial ownership can add crucial context to suspicious activity identification

With the fight against money laundering and counter-terrorist financing evolving like never before, Keith Furst of Data Derivatives asks why this is and how we can make better use of beneficial ownership-related information to add context to our research.

A-Z of corporate ownership and compliance

A-Z of corporate ownership and compliance

Get up-to-date with compliance terminology and legislation using our new reference guide.

Creating clarity around ownership structures poster

Creating clarity around ownership structures poster

A great tool to help add clarity around the complex world of navigating corporate ownership – especially identifying risk around sanctions.

Measuring smartness: understanding the economic impact of targeted sanctions

Measuring smartness: understanding the economic impact of targeted sanctions

How the US State Department used structured company data to measure the effect of targeted sanctions on companies' financials.

Sanctions compliance: essential Q&As for corporates and financial institutions

Sanctions compliance: essential Q&As for corporates and financial institutions

Part of our InFocus strand, this piece features the independent expertise of sanctions solicitor David Savage, a senior associate at Eversheds LLP.

Really getting to know your third parties

Really getting to know your third parties

Looks at how you can protect your business reputation in an increasingly complex world of third-party corporate compliance.

Getting to grips with the challenge of beneficial ownership

Getting to grips with the challenge of beneficial ownership

Explains the key concepts of beneficial ownership, an increasingly important area of financial and corporate compliance.

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Assessing a company’s financial strength when you don’t have its financials

Assessing a company’s financial strength when you don’t have its financials

Shows how you can improve your credit and supplier risk assessment by using scores based on non-financial information, and explains the science behind them.

Internationally standardized company information for credit risk

Internationally standardized company information for credit risk

Examines the benefits of a credit risk picture based on globally standardized company information.

On the Brazilian Development Bank

On the Brazilian Development Bank

Examines BNDES's successful transition from discrete credit risk tools to a centralized and connected solution from Bureau van Dijk's FACT team.

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BEPS Action 13: navigating the new environment

BEPS Action 13: navigating the new environment

Answers key questions about BEPS and Action 13. Get advice on the data and solutions that can help you overcome recent challenges. View global documentation filing requirements.

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Untangling the world of private company information

Untangling the world of private company information

Discusses gathering private company information from different countries and their varied filing requirements.

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CRM integration: enriching, refreshing and centralizing your data for B2B sales and marketing success

CRM integration: enriching, refreshing and centralizing your data for B2B sales and marketing success

Outlines the benefits and mechanisms of connecting your CRM system to the rich, updated information on third-party databases.