In summer 2016 new legislation will go into effect that may affect the privacy of shareholders of family businesses. This legislation aims to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing via complex legal business structures. This legislation mainly affects family and other (unlisted) companies with major shareholders. The proposed amendments and their consequences are briefly explained in this article (Dutch only).

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