Announcement of the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver dated 19/02/2021
The Registry of Beneficial Owners of Companies and Other Legal Entities

Following the enactment of the amending law on the Prevention and Suppression of Money laundering and Terrorist Financing Law of 2021 by the Cyprus House of Representatives, the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver in Cyprus has announced that the collection of information of beneficial owners of companies and other legal entities shall commence on 16/03/2021.

Within the following days, the Registrar shall publish the regulations for the maintenance and operation of the registry along with a manual on the operation of the system that has been developed for this purpose.

The Registrar of Companies is also expected to revert with an informative seminar on the implementation of the regulations and the mechanisms available to the public.