January 2014: EBR launches the EBOCS project

In January 2014 a new project funded by the European Commission DG-Home Affairs has started: EBOCS – European Beneficial Ownership and Control Structures.

EBOCS will develop IT services to provide simplified and unified access to Business Registers data on business ownership and control structures for financial analysis and investigation purposeswith the objective to increase the level of transparency on legal entities available today. The project is specifically targeted towards public Counter Crime Agencies (CCAs) involved in the fight against financial and economic crime.

The project, led by EBR, will be implemented by the following partners: Enterprise Registry Solution Limited (Ireland); Infocamere Scpa (Italy); Registrite ja Infosüsteemide Keskus (Estonia); Transcrime – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy); Oficiul National al Registrului Comertului (Romania); Lursoft IT – Sabiedrība ar ierobežotu atbildību “Lursoft” (Latvia); FIU LATVIA, Prosecutor’s Office for Prevention of Laundering of Proceeds Derived from Criminal Activity (Latvia).

EBOCS is carried out with the financial support of the Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme European Commission – Directorate-General Home Affairs.

For more information: www.ebocs.eu