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Saturday, December 3 • 16:30 - 18:30
Using Big Bad Open Data to Fight Systemic Corruption: Does the UK Beneficial Ownership Data Help?

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This session will discuss how contracts, registration data, regulatory filings and beneficial ownership data can help change the incentives and feedback loops inherenet in the current systems that enable corruption. The UK will start releasing beneficial ownership data from June, making it the first dataset of it’s kind. The transparency and business community has lobbied hard to see this data being collected and published publicly - as open data. The question we will discuss in this session is - was it worth it? The participants will also get a chance to get a sneak peek into the Global beneficial ownership register project by OpenCorporates, Global Witness, Open Contracting Partnership, The B Team, The Web Foundation, and Transparency International.

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Gavin Hayman

Director / Directeur administratif, Open Contracting Partnership
Gavin is currently the Executive Director of Open Contracting Partnership and, before that, he was the Executive Director of Global Witness. At Global Witness, he oversaw all of Global Witness’ groundbreaking and award-winning investigative, campaigning, and advocacy work, uncovering secret deals, corruption, and conflict around the world. He helped create the international Publish What You Pay campaign and helped negotiate the... Read More →

Robin Hodess

Advocacy & Research Group Director, TI-S

Eryn Schornick

Policy Advisor on Banks and Corruption, Global Witness

Session Coordinator

Saturday December 3, 2016 16:30 - 18:30
The Innovation Hub

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